Karin Schellinger

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There are only few pediatric surgical centers across the world with expertise for minimally invasive anatomical lung resections in children. Between September 2003 and September 2005, 67 children underwent thoracoscopic surgery at the Department of Pediatric Surgery, University Hospital of Tuebingen, Germany. In 19 of these cases a lung resection was(More)
 Clinical and histologic findings from 206 patients operated upon for extrahepatic biliary atresia (EHBA) are analyzed in order to define the prognosis of patients with EHBA. The prospective study took into consideration both initial fibrosis of the liver and the morphology of the porta hepatis (PH) at surgery. Kaplan-Meier survival estimates and(More)
 Bile stones lodged in the ampulla of Vater present a rare but often difficult problem. Considering the disadvantages of conventional papillotomy and papillectomy, we developed a technique in which both the anatomic structures and their function are preserved. Histologic studies of the ampulla provided the basis for the technique, in which the muscular(More)
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