I L Koltai

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Case reports of 10 children with anal incontinence, secondary to anorectal agenesis, who underwent operation for the restoration of continence in the period from July 1979 till October 1980. 7 of these children were given free grafts of intestinal muscle (Schmidt's method), 4 of which were double-thickness-grafts (our modification). 3 children were treated(More)
Case reports of a 1.5-year-old child who had a cyst in the mesocolon ascendens arising from ectopic pancreatic tissue. It is the third case of an accessory pancreatic cyst and at the same time, the first case in which the cyst in the mesocolon ascends has been found in early childhood. Pathogenesis, diagnosis and symptomatology are discussed.
The most common teratoma of th newborn is the sacrococcygeal, which contains tissues of all three germinal layers. It is located over and under the sacrum or the coccyx and may extend in front of the sacrum into the retroperitoneal region. The teratoma can lead to compression of the ureters with resultant hydronephrosis or to obstruction of the rectum. The(More)
A new operative procedure for improving continence is presented. It is used in patients with intermediate and high types of anorectal anomalies. A smooth muscle fold-over half-cylinder double plasty (SMFD-Plasty) is performed in infants immediately following the pull-through which must be done exactly through the puborectal sling. Results in six neonates(More)
Pulse oximetry has been recently introduced into anesthetic practice as an additional monitoring technique. In contrast to other methods (ECG, inspection, auscultation, blood gas analysis), it immediately detects an impending lack of oxygen, whatever its cause. Therefore, especially in pediatric risk patients, precious time can be saved. This is illustrated(More)
From 1968–1982 13 children were operated for 17 femoral hernias, 5 boys and 8 girls. Four children had already been operated for an inguinal hernia and had been referred to us under the diagnosis of a recurrent inguinal hernia. Eight femoral hernias were on the right side, one on the left and four were bilateral. For the purpose of better exploration and(More)