Paediatric surgical reality in Germany and visions for the future.

Over the past 2 centuries paediatric surgery has developed into a well-recognised, independent surgical speciality comparable to plastic surgery or thoracic and vascular surgery. About 550 members of the GAPS (German Association of Paediatric Surgery) annually treat about 2-3% of all 0-15-year-old children of the FRG and operate 32.5% of all children who… CONTINUE READING