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Transhiatal esophagectomy and colonic interposition for caustic esophageal stricture.
From January 1986 through 1990, 70 children (42 boys, 28 girls) with esophageal stricture resulting from ingestion of caustic potash underwent simultaneous esophagectomy and colonic interpositionExpand
Esophagocoloplasty for caustic stricture of the esophagus: changing concepts
A review of 520 patients with caustic esophageal strictures who underwent esophageal replacement over a 15-year period in our institution is presented. Their ages at the time of esophagocoloplastyExpand
Hereditary multiple intestinal atresia (HMIA) with severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID): a case report of two siblings and review of the literature on MIA, HMIA and HMIA with immunodeficiency over
Hereditary multiple intestinal atresia (HMIA), a presumed autosomal recessive disorder, is an unusual and rare form of recurrent intestinal atresia which can be associated with severe combinedExpand
Long-term functional results of transhiatal oesophagectomy and colonic interposition for caustic oesophageal stricture.
Aim of the study. Various surgical procedures have been advocated for replacement of the scarred oesophagus in children. We report here on our experience of oesophago-coloplasty. Methods. Over aExpand
Use of Octeriotide in the Management of Neonatal Chylothorax Secondary to Repair of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia: A Report of Two Cases and Review of Literature
Chylothorax, a known complication of surgery for Congenital Diaphragmatic hernia, can sometimes be resistant to treat. Octeriotide (Somatostatin analogue) can be useful in this situation. However,Expand
Role of Ultrasonography in the Preoperative Assessment of Impalpable Testes: A Single Center Experience
Background. Abdominoscrotal sonogram is often used in boys with a nonpalpable testis to determine the presence of the testis. We describe our experience with the use of ultrasonography in boys with aExpand
Laparoscopic classification and treatment of the impalpable testis
Abstract Laparoscopic orchiopexy has gained popularity in recent years. However, the decision when to perform one-stage laparoscopic orchiopexy without division of the spermatic vessels versusExpand
Salvage pyeloplasty in nonvisualizing hydronephrotic kidney secondary to ureteropelvic junction obstruction.
The potential recoverability of an obstructed kidney detected by maternal antenatal ultrasound cannot be predicted by the currently available methods of investigation. Early repair in the presence ofExpand
Small Bowel Cocoon: A Distinct Disease with a New Developmental Etiology
We have treated two patients with small bowel (abdominal) cocoon who presented with acute and partial small bowel obstruction associated with an abdominal mass. Neither had a history of previousExpand
Challenges in salvaging urinary continence following failed bladder exstrophy repair in a developing country.
INTRODUCTION The management of urinary incontinence following failed bladder exstrophy repairs is not well defined, some surgeons recommend urinary diversion, others would pursue reconstructiveExpand