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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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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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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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Sigmoid adhesion caused by a congenital mesocolic band
Abstract: Congenital mesocolic band is an uncommon aberration in the development of the mesentery. Large-bowel obstruction secondary to adhesion and/or congenital band is very rare in children. AExpand
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A scoring system to predict the need for liver transplantation for biliary atresia after Kasai portoenterostomy
A retrospective analysis was performed of the records of 133 patients with extrahepatic biliary atresia (EHBA) who had undergone a Kasai portoenterostomy. The patients were divided into aExpand
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Recurrent ileocolic intussusception after different surgical procedures in children
Intussusception in children may recur after surgical correction. Ileopexy has popularly been used as a procedure to prevent recurrent intussusception, but its effect has not been well evaluated. TheExpand
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Rapid increase in the height and width of the upper chest in adolescents with primary spontaneous pneumothorax.
BACKGROUND We determined the chest height in a cohort of patients with primary spontaneous pneumothorax (PSP) who had received chest radiographic examinations prior to the attack. The aim of thisExpand
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Ureteropelvic junction obstruction in children: 10 years’ experience in one institution
We reviewed our experience over 10 years with pyeloplasty for ureteropelvic junction obstruction. Preoperative and postoperative isotope renal scans were performed to assess the surgical outcome,Expand
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Diagnosis of Henoch-Schönlein purpura by sonography and radionuclear scanning in a child presenting with bilateral acute scrotum.
Acute scrotum presenting as the only initial manifestation of Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) is so unusual that the diagnosis can easily be missed. We report this condition in a 4-year-old boyExpand
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