Holger Luenig

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INTRODUCTION Thoracoscopic approach for repair of esophageal atresia (EA) and tracheo-esophageal fistula (TEF) has become a standard procedure in many pediatric surgical centers. Thoracoscopic surgery in a newborn is demanding from both the surgeon and the patient. The potential benefits for the newborn are still discussed by neonatologists, pediatric(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to evaluate outcome of patients with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) undergoing open versus minimally invasive surgery. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Patient records of 33 children undergoing surgery for CDH between March 2002 and September 2008 were reviewed. Patient data were compared regarding operating time,(More)
In a series of 1850 consecutive knee arthroscopies between 1991 and 1995, plicasyndrome was diagnosed and resected by arthroscopy in 102 patients (5.5 %). Clinical response was evaluated for 38 of 54 patients with an isolated plicasyndrome by use of a modified Lysholm questionnaire at an average follow-up of 31 months (range, 8–78 months). Excellent or good(More)
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