Laparoscopic repair of traumatic bowel injury in children.


PURPOSE The aim of this study was to evaluate the laparoscopic repair of isolated intestinal injuries in children who sustain focal abdominal trauma. METHODS A retrospective review was conducted of all patients 16 years and younger who required surgery for traumatic bowel injuries during a 5-year period at 2 university children's hospitals. The study… (More)


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@article{Streck2006LaparoscopicRO, title={Laparoscopic repair of traumatic bowel injury in children.}, author={Christian J Streck and Thom E. Lobe and John B. Pietsch and Harold Newt Lovvorn}, journal={Journal of pediatric surgery}, year={2006}, volume={41 11}, pages={1864-9} }