Neil R. Feins

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The clinical diagnosis of ovarian torsion is challenging and findings on pelvic sonography can be pivotal in making the correct diagnosis. To determine the sonographic characteristics in children of surgically and pathologically proven ovarian torsion. We performed a retrospective review of the sonograms and medical records of 41 patients with surgically(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to describe the characteristics, nature, severity and outcome of injuries from horse-related trauma in pediatric patients, aged of 19 years or younger. METHODS Retrospective analysis was conducted of 315 patients recorded in the National Pediatric Trauma Registry from February 1995 to August 1999. RESULTS A total of 62%(More)
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Circumcision is the most commonly performed surgical procedure in the United States today. Despite the large number of specialists who perform this procedure, only occasionally are the results unsatisfactory. The purpose of this study is to review the indications for circumcision revision, attempt to identify the specialists who are(More)
Atlanto-axial subluxation with torticollis is an uncommon condition that occurs in children usually as a result of pharyngeal infection, minor trauma, or neck surgery. Passive motion of the head and neck during general anesthesia is probably another etiologic factor. Torticollis is the most common presenting physical finding. Pain may or may not be present,(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to determine the outcomes among three different surgical approaches for performing an aortopexy to treat severe tracheomalacia (STM). METHODS A retrospective review was performed for all patients who underwent an aortopexy by pediatric surgeons at a single institution during 1997-2012. Data collected included details(More)
Lateral ventral (spigelian) hernias may not be recognized if the physician is unaware that they can occur in pediatric patients. Diagnosis depends on finding a protrusion in the spigelian fascia lateral to the rectus sheath at the junction of the arcuate and semilunar lines, below the umbilicus. We report nine such cases, to bring the total number of(More)
Extravaginal neonatal torsion of the spermatic cord, although rare, is being recognized with increasing frequency. Bilateral neonatal torsion is even more uncommon. Only 1 previous case of asynchronous neonatal torsion has been reported. Controversy exists concerning the urgency of exploration as well as the need for contralateral orchiopexy, since some(More)