Roberto Méndez Gallart

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BACKGROUND Dog bites to children have increasingly come to the forefront of public attention in recent years, especially attacks by certain breeds classified as aggressive. Dog bites account for approximately 1 % of all emergency pediatric department visits and 75 % of these bites occur in children. Although these lesions are rarely serious, 20-45 % of(More)
INTRODUCTION Actually, the perinatal ovarian cysts are increasingly being diagnosed by prenatal and neonatal ultrasound. OBJECTIVE We reported our experience in the surgical management of perinatal ovarian cysts. Patients and methods. We have reviewed the clinical charts of 10 female newborns diagnosed of ovarian cysts who underwent surgical management in(More)
With development and improvement of the endoscope equipment, the paediatric endoscopy is developing from the diagnosis endoscopy to the interventional endoscopy. It is realized under general anaesthesia as a minimal invasive surgery and it is necessary to regularize the legal requirements. The main acts are realized in a current way in paediatrics endoscopy(More)
Testicular microlithiasis is a rare condition usually diagnosed by scrotal ultrasound and associated with pathology of the testis. We report two pediatric cases presented with acute scrotum. Testicular sonography revealed significant bilateral testicular microlithiasis. One case was diagnosed as having torsion of the right testis and the other case as(More)
OBJECTIVE To report a case of ureterohydronephrosis secondary to an undiagnosed appendiceal abscess. METHODS/RESULTS Herein we describe a case of a 4-year-old girl with right ureterohydronephrosis arising from extrinsic compression of the right ureter due to an undiagnosed appendiceal abscess. The patient was treated with intravenous antibiotics and the(More)
Retrocaval ureter is a rare disease in childhood which is due to a abnormal development of the inferior cava vein. We report a new case of retrocaval ureter in a 9 year-old girl who had consulted for macrohematuria and right flank pain. Preoperative intravenous urography and DTPA diuretic renogram suggested this entity. CT scan was no necessary for the(More)
During the 7 year period, 1987 to 1994, 48 patients with blunt abdominal trauma were treated in our Hospital. There were splenic injury in 50% cases, liver trauma in 25% and renal injury in 40%. Seven patients suffered injuries to multiple sites. The clinical findings were confirm with ultrasound (47 children) and Computed Tomography scanning (CT) (19(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe a new procedure for surgical correction of primary hypospadias with chordee. METHODS The design of the urethral plate divide it in two flaps. Chordee must be resected in order to straighten the penis. Ventral side of neourethra is made with preputial skin or Mathieu procedure. This method has been used in 10 pediatric patients(More)