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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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Lipoblastoma/lipoblastomatosis: a clinicopathologic study of 16 cases in Taiwan
Lipoblastoma/lipoblastomatosis is an uncommon benign lipomatous tumor affecting mainly infants and children. It presents as a painless mass located frequently in upper and lower extremities. TheExpand
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Body wall repair using small intestinal submucosa seeded with cells.
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Prosthetic repair of large ventral abdominal wall defects has been associated with high complication rates. This study was aimed at applying tissue engineering to body wallExpand
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Factors influencing medical students' choice of specialty.
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Medical school graduates are the source of a country's physicians. Determining how the graduates of these schools select their areas of specialization is the key to achieving aExpand
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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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Comparison of murine cirrhosis models induced by hepatotoxin administration and common bile duct ligation.
AIM To build up the research models of hepatic fibrosis in mice. METHODS Inbred wild-type FVB/N mice were either treated with alpha-naphthyl-isothiocyanate (ANIT), allyl alcohol (AA), carbonExpand
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In utero urinary bladder perforation, urinary ascites, and bilateral contained urinomas secondary to posterior urethral valves: clinical and imaging findings
Abstract We report on a rare in utero appearance of urinary bladder perforation, urinary ascites, and bilateral contained urinomas secondary to posterior urethral valves. The findings on prenatalExpand
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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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Psychiatric manifestations in young females with congenital adrenal hyperplasia in Taiwan.
BACKGROUND Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) is a syndrome of prenatal and/or postnatal androgen excess secondary to genetic deficits in the cytochrome p450 enzymes of the cortisol synthesisExpand
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