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Current surgical management of congenital diaphragmatic hernia: a report from the Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Study Group.
BACKGROUND Repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) has changed from an emergent procedure to a delayed procedure in the last decade. Many other aspects of management have also evolved sinceExpand
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Direct Ventral Hippocampal-Prefrontal Input Is Required for Anxiety-Related Neural Activity and Behavior
The ventral hippocampus (vHPC), medial prefrontal cortex (mPFC), and basolateral amygdala (BLA) are each required for the expression of anxiety-like behavior. Yet the role of each individual elementExpand
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Primary laparoscopic pull-through for Hirschsprung's disease in infants and children.
Between November 1993 and September 1994, 12 primary laparoscopic colon pull-through procedures were performed in infants and children. The patients' ages ranged from 3 days to 6 years. The primaryExpand
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Pediatric cervical spine injury: a three-year experience.
BACKGROUND Traumatic injuries of the cervical spine are uncommon in pediatrics. Children less than 8 years of age are reported to have "exclusively" upper cervical injuries. Recent experience at TheExpand
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Blunt cardiac injury in children.
Thirty-nine children admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit with multiple injuries from blunt trauma underwent serial EKGs, determination of creatinine phosphokinase (CPK) isoenzymes,Expand
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Comparison of open and laparoscopic gastrostomy and fundoplication in 120 patients.
The rapid development and incorporation of minimally invasive surgical techniques has abruptly changed adult surgical practices. These minimally invasive procedures are now being successfully appliedExpand
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Fryns syndrome in children with congenital diaphragmatic hernia.
PURPOSE Fryns syndrome is characterized by multiple congenital anomalies including Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH), and has a reported poor prognosis with a survival rate during the neonatalExpand
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Evidence-based practice in pediatric surgery.
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE The current medical environment demands the provision of quality healthcare at an affordable cost. Both payors and regulators are committed to lowering cost through initiation ofExpand
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Pseudocysts of the pancreas in children.
Sixteen children with pancreatic pseudocysts were treated from 1965-1988. Blunt trauma was the etiology of pseudocyst formation in 69 per cent of children with 50 per cent resulting from the abdomenExpand
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The Southern Region Burn Disaster Plan
A regional burn disaster plan for 24 burn centers located in 11 states comprising the Southern Region of the American Burn Association was developed using online and in-person collaboration betweenExpand
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