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UNLABELLED The study analyses the efficacy and the safety of caudal anesthesia for the intra and postoperative pain management in children. MATERIAL AND METHOD A retrospective study was conducted over a five years period enrolling 150 children scheduled for various surgical procedures. We used the standard technique ("loss of resistance", "single shot",(More)
UNLABELLED Intracranial aneurysm (IA) is a common vascular disorder, which frequently leads to fatal vascular rupture leading to subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). Although various acquired risk factors associated with IAs have been identified, heritable conditions are associated with IAs formation but these syndromes account for less than 1% of all IAs in the(More)
Surgery in children with caustic esophageal burns, esophageal atresia or other esophageal disorders can be performed using gastric tube esophagoplasty. Between 1991 and 1999, a number of 41 such procedures have been performed in our department, using the original technique developed by Gavriliu. The results were assessed as good and very good in 83% of the(More)
Esophageal substitution in children is required in several types of esophageal atresia, as well as following strictures caused by caustic ingestion or peptic esophagitis. Nowadays, two main types of procedures are used for esophageal replacement: colon segment esophagoplasty (that seems to be preferred by most pediatric surgeons) and gastric tube(More)
In two autopsy prospective studies, at the Prosectures of the Departmental Hospital and of the Pediatric Hospital in Cluj, we found an incidence of Meckel's diverticulum of 1.16%, 1.46% respectively. Besides, we have retrospectively followed the incidence of the ileal diverticulum during the laparatomies performed at the Pediatric Hospital in Cluj between(More)
An injection of 250 micrograms 6-OHDA into the right cerebral ventricle of adult rats tested after 45 days led to a reduction of the run performance on the treadmill compared with the control group, but only in the first period of this test, repeated 10-11 times, every 2-3 days. This behavior was more obvious in male and in exercise-enduring rats. The(More)
There are a great variety of lesions of oral cavity which may require surgical intervention in neonatal period. The differential diagnoses include tumors (malignant, teratoma, cystic hygroma, lymphangioma, hemangioma), congenital epulis, dermoid cysts, ranula. Congenital epulis of the newborn is a rare tumour which is usually benign. Epulis is also known as(More)
Thoracic hemangiomas are rare vascular neoplasia among adults. Even with advanced imaging, diagnosis is sometimes impossible, thereby mandating histopathological examination. The differential diagnosis of thoracic hemangiomas can include arteriovenous malformations, thoracic sarcomas (angiosarcoma, paravertebral mesothelioma), neurinoma, and neurofibroma.(More)
In accordance with thenational and international trend in creating the equitable, efficient and cost effective health care systems and with the Romanian healthcare reform, a tool for assisting creation of guideline models and evidencebased guidelines was developed and assessed by implementation of an evidence-based standardized guideline model. By the use(More)