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Meta-analysis: the clinical features of the duodenal duplication cyst.
BACKGROUND Duplication cyst of the duodenum is rare. This study describes a case of duodenal duplication and evaluates its clinical features through a literature review. METHODS A case of duodenalExpand
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Pancreatitis in children —experience with 43 cases
Pancreatitis in children is not common and can be associated with severe morbidity and mortality. We encountered 43 children, ranging in age from 2 to 18 years, with pancreatitis over the past 10Expand
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Neonatal gastric perforation: report of 15 cases and review of the literature.
BACKGROUND Gastric perforation among neonates is a rare but frequently fatal condition of uncertain etiology. The aim of this study was to review the clinical course of neonatal gastric perforationExpand
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Gastric volvulus in children.
Gastric volvulus (GV) is a rare disease in children that may not be recognized early in its course. We retrospectively analyzed 15 patients under 18 years of age who presented to our medical centerExpand
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Clinical Criteria for Diagnosing Perforated Appendix in Pediatric Patients
Objective: To determine predictive variables associated with a perforated appendix in pediatric patients with acute appendicitis. Methods: This is a retrospective, cross-sectional, observationalExpand
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Clinical spectrum of alimentary tract duplication in children.
UNLABELLED Alimentary tract duplication is a rare congenital malformations. Sixteen patients admitted to our pediatric ward were enrolled in a ten-year study over the most recent decade. In thisExpand
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Recurrent Intussusception: when Should Surgical Intervention be performed?
OBJECTIVE To determine the optimal timing of surgery for recurrent intussusception. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed medical records of patients aged from 0 to 18 years old with diagnosis ofExpand
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Experience with primary laparoscopy-assisted endorectal pull-through for Hirschsprung’s disease
From October 1996 to July 2001, 61 patients received primary laparoscopy-assisted endorectal pull-through (LAERPT) for biopsy-proven Hirschsprung’s disease (HD) at Mackay Memorial Hospital. TheExpand
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Laparoscopy versus open surgery for idiopathic intussusception in children
PurposeThis study aims to compare the results of laparoscopy and open surgery for idiopathic intussusception in children as well as evaluate the efficacy of ileopexy.Methods and materialsBetweenExpand
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Management of foreign body ingestion in children: experience with 42 cases.
Ingestion of foreign bodies occurs frequently in children, but there are no definite management guidelines. We reviewed 42 pediatric cases of accidental ingestion of foreign bodies with or withoutExpand
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