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Fourteen-year experience of acetylcholinesterase staining for rectal mucosal biopsy in neonatal Hirschsprung's disease.
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Acetylcholinesterase (AChE) staining of rectal mucosal biopsy specimens is the most important and popular examination for making a definite diagnosis of Hirschsprung's disease.Expand
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Immunohistochemical demonstration of enteric nervous distribution after syngeneic small bowel transplantation in rats.
BACKGROUND Small bowel transplantation causes a disturbance of the enteric neural networks after complete extrinsic denervation. METHODS The morphologic changes in the enteric nervous system afterExpand
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The relationship between the adenine nucleotide metabolism and the conversion of the xanthine oxidase enzyme system in ischemia-reperfusion of the rat small intestine.
The time course of the energy metabolism after reperfusion, the relationship between the conversion of xanthine dehydrogenase to xanthine oxidase (D-to-O conversion) during ischemia, and the changesExpand
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The simple technique of rectal mucosal biopsy for the diagnosis of Hirschsprung's disease.
The new simple technique of rectal mucosal punch biopsy has been used successfully in 170 cases for diagnosing Hirschsprung's disease. The presented punch biopsy method, using a test tube with a sideExpand
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Laparoscopic splenopexy for pediatric wandering spleen.
Wandering spleen is an uncommon condition, showing a splenic hypermobility that results from laxity or maldevelopment of its suspensory ligament. This condition results in constant danger of splenicExpand
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Abnormally Shaped Arteries in the Intestine of Children with Hirschsprung's Disease: Etiological Considerations Relating to Ischemic Theory
SummaryAbnormally shaped arteries were found in the intestines of 17 of 62 patients (27%) with Hirschsprung's disease. The histological characteristics of abnormal arteries included proliferation ofExpand
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Carcinoma of the gallbladder associated with anomalous junction of the pancreaticobiliary duct in adults.
BACKGROUND Anomalous junction of the pancreaticobiliary duct (AJPBD) is a congenital anomaly in which the junction is located outside the sphincter of Oddi. A high incidence of gallbladder carcinomaExpand
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Gastric tube reconstruction prevented esophageal reflux after proximal gastrectomy
Abstract:Although the standard operation for early cancer of gastric cardia is proximal gastrectomy followed by jejunal interposition, we recently reported a simple and useful technique for proximalExpand
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Hemi-hepatectomy in pediatric patients using two-surgeon technique and a liver hanging maneuver.
AIM To evaluate the efficacy of the two-surgeon technique with the liver hanging maneuver (LHM) for hepatectomies in pediatric patients with hepatoblastoma. METHODS Three pediatric patients withExpand
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