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Relationship between acute pyelonephritis, renal scarring, and vesicoureteral reflux
Acute pyelonephritis (APN) may produce permanent renal damage (PRD), which can subsequently lead to diverse complications. We prospectively evaluated 147 females and 122 males (mean age 3.5 years)Expand
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Urethral strictures after fulguration of posterior urethral valves.
This report discusses the incidence and predisposing factors for postfulguration urethral strictures in 82 boys with posterior urethral valves treated over 20 years and followed up for a periodExpand
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Genitourinary tuberculosis in pediatric surgical practice.
BACKGROUND Genitourinary tuberculosis (GUTB) has been reported to account for 20% to 73% of all cases of extrapulmonary tuberculosis in the general population but is much rarer in children. GUTB is aExpand
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Crossed fused renal ectopia: Challenges in diagnosis and management
Aim: Crossed fused renal ectopia is a rare congenital malformation, which is reported to be usually asymptomatic but may have varied presentations. This survey was conducted to study the clinicalExpand
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Long-term prognosis of renal function in boys treated for posterior urethral valves.
This paper discusses the long-term prognosis of renal function in 84 boys treated for posterior urethral valves and followed up for a period ranging from 1-21 years. Thirty-one of the 84 patientsExpand
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Extrahepatic biliary atresia: Correlation of histopathology and liver function tests with surgical outcomes
Aims: To correlate the age at surgery, liver function tests, and hepatic and portal tract histo-pathological changes with surgical outcome in the form of disappearance of jaundice in extrahepaticExpand
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Endoscopic treatment of tracheal diverticulum after primary repair of esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula.
Two cases of recurrent and persistent respiratory symptoms after primary repair of esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula are described. The diagnostic workup included barium swallowExpand
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Endoscopic treatment of tracheoesophageal fistula using electrocautery and the Nd:YAG laser.
BACKGROUND Endoscopy is a well-established means of diagnosis in recurrent and congenital H-type tracheoesophageal fistulas. There is only limited knowledge of its role in the treatment using eitherExpand
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Ectopic pancreas associated with a choledochal cyst and extrahepatic biliary atresia
Abstract. Two children with incidentally-diagnosed ectopic pancreatic tissue in the jejunum at surgery for extrahepatic biliary atresia (EHBA) and choledochal cyst (CC) are reported. No case has beenExpand
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Topical application of mitomycin-C in corrosive esophageal strictures
Introduction: Corrosive ingestion is the major cause of esophageal stricture in our country. Mitomycin-C, an anthracycline derived from Streptomyces caespitosus, has both antineoplastic andExpand
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