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Caustic esophageal strictures in children: 30 years' experience.
Many children in developing countries continue to sustain caustic esophageal injures. The first line of treatment is dilatation, unless contraindicated, where 60% to 80% success rate is expected. InExpand
Transanal one-stage endorectal pull-through for Hirschsprung's disease: a multicenter study.
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Transanal endorectal pull-through (TEPT) is the latest development in treatment of Hirschsprung's disease (HD). This prospective study was designed to evaluate the safety andExpand
Laparoscopic Suture Rectopexy for Persistent Rectal Prolapse in Children: Is It a Safe and Effective First-Line Intervention?
BACKGROUND Several techniques have been described for the surgical correction of rectal prolapse without any clear advantage for one technique over the other. We evaluated the use of laparoscopicExpand
Surgical management of congenital chylous ascites
Objective The objective of this study was to present our experience regarding the diagnosis and therapeutic approach in cases of congenital chylous ascites that were surgically managed in ourExpand
Human chorionic gonadotrophin hormone for treatment of congenital undescended testis: Anatomical barriers to its success.
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Although the surgical treatment was proved to be the recommended line of management for congenital undescended testis, hormonal therapy with human chorionic gonadotrophin hormoneExpand
Obstructive complications after pull-through for Hirschsprung’s disease: different causes and tailored management
Most children have a successful outcome after a pull-through for Hirschsprung’s disease. Some may have persisting symptoms after the pull-through. They could be managed conservatively, need minorExpand
Caustic esophageal stricture from diagnosis untill cure
Background:  The diagnosis of esophageal stricture after caustic ingestion is based on clinical symptoms of dysphagia, regurgitation and chocking that is evident initially in the acute stage. TheseExpand
Corticosteroid injection of impassable caustic esophageal strictures without dilatation: Does it pave the way to interval endoscopic dilatation?
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Endoscopic dilatation of caustic esophageal stricture is the mainstay of therapy. The need for esophageal replacement has decreased over the past decades owing to advancement inExpand
Thoracoscopic excision versus radiofrequency ablation of the sympathetic chain as a treatment for palmar hyperhidrosis: comparative study
Hyperhidrosis is an excess sweat secretion. Various modalities of treatment exist for hyperhidrosis. Although medical treatment is the first line of treatment, its long-term outcome is notExpand