What is the result: chylous leakage following extensive radical surgery of neuroblastoma.

@article{Liu2012WhatIT,
  title={What is the result: chylous leakage following extensive radical surgery of neuroblastoma.},
  author={Yin Liu and C K Pan and Jingyan Tang and Jing Chen and Min Zhou and Qi-dong Ye},
  journal={World journal of pediatrics : WJP},
  year={2012},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={151-5}
}
BACKGROUND Postoperative chylous leakage is a rare complication that results from disruption of either mediastinal or retroperitoneal lymphatic channels during dissection or from obstruction by original lesions such as a malignancy. There is lack of clinical experience in pediatric patients about how to manage the leakage and what the result will be. METHODS We retrospectively analyzed the clinical outcomes of 5 children with neuroblastoma (NB) (stage 4 in 4 children and stage 1-2 in 1 child… CONTINUE READING