Hashem Mohammad Al-Momani

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Lipoblastoma is a rare benign neoplasm of fetal adipose tissue that we see mostly in infants and young children less than 3 years of age. Most lipoblastomas occur on the extremities, trunk, head and neck, and various other organs have been described. We report a case of a recurrent perineal lipoblastoma in a 2.5-year-old boy, which showed maturation of the(More)
BACKGROUND Data are still insufficient about the effects of different concentrations of caudal dexmedetomidine when used to prolong postoperative analgesia in children. The aim of this study was to assess the analgesic efficacy and side effects of two doses of caudal dexmedetomidine (1 and 2 μg·kg(-1)) co-administered with bupivacaine in terms of(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS The aim of this study was to retrospectively review all children who presented with intussusception over a 24-year period. METHODOLOGY The medical records of children who presented with intussusception from July 1979 through July 2003 at Jordan University Hospital were reviewed. RESULTS One hundred and nine children (74 male, 35 female)(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Waugh syndrome (WS) is the association of intussusception and intestinal malrotation. The association is rarely reported in the literature though intussusception is a commonly encountered problem in pediatric patients as a cause of intestinal obstruction. We present our experience in 7 patients with a review of published reports.(More)
INTRODUCTION Many objects were described in the literature as causes of upper airway obstruction including seeds, nuts and household particles but fragmented tracheostomy tube is a rarely reported cause of airway obstruction. We report a case of foreign body aspiration in the tracheobronchial tree due to a fragmented and migrated tracheostomy tube. (More)
AIM Preoperative stoma site marking aims to select an appropriate location for stoma positioning but there are no fixed anatomical points of reference. A stoma raised below the arcuate line (AL) of the posterior rectus sheath may be a contributing factor to later herniation. METHOD The patients' preferred position for a stoma was marked preoperatively by(More)
BACKGROUND The present study is a prospective randomized double-blinded study that designed to evaluate and compare the effectiveness of postoperative pain control and incidence of complications between ilioinguinal/iliohypogastric nerve block and intravenous morphine in paediatric patients undergoing unilateral orchidopexy in day surgery unit. METHODS(More)