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Contrarily to adults and older children, the clinical signs of seizure in newborns are either subtle or occult. For this reason, the electroencephalogram (EEG) has been the most dependable tool used for detecting seizures in newborns. Given nonstationary and multicomponent EEG signals, time-frequency (TF) based methods were found to be very suitable for the(More)
INTRODUCTION The purpose of this study was to evaluate the feasibility, efficacy and safety of the laporascopic treatment of perforated duodenal ulcer. METHODS This retrospective study included patients who underwent laparoscopic treatment of perforated duodenal ulcer during the seven-year period from 2001 to 2007. The procedure included direct suture of(More)
Pancreatic hydatid cysts are rare. They account for 1% of all hydatid cysts and are extremely rare in children. This may explain the problems diagnosing this condition. We report on a new case of pancreatic hydatic cyst in an 11-year-old girl who was admitted with a previous history of abdominal pain and jaundice. We discuss the diagnostic features of(More)
Solid pseudopapillary tumor (SPT) of the pancreas is a rare exocrine pancreatic tumor behaving in a low-grade fashion, with limited local invasion risk and a rare metastatic evolution. We report SPT in two young females, revealed by abdominal pain and an epigastric mass. The diagnosis of a cystic tumor was based on abdominal ultrasound and CT data in the(More)
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