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Meckel Diverticulum

Known as: Persistent omphalomesenteric duct, diverticulum meckel, Diverticulum ilei 
A congenital abnormality characterized by the outpouching or sac formation in the ILEUM. It is a remnant of the embryonic YOLK SAC in which the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Surgery, as well as conservative treatment, in patients with clinically apparent intrathoracic esophageal anastomotic… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Meckel diverticulum is the most common congenital anomaly of the gastrointestinal tract, occurring in 2%-3% of the population. It… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Abstract The sinking of lithosphere at subduction zones couples Earth's exterior with its interior, spawns continental crust and… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Historical background The first description of a diverticulum of the small intestine is attributed to Fabricius Hildanus in 1598… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND & AIMS The aim of this study was to develop and evaluate the validity and reliability of a self-report inventory to… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
ObjectiveThe study was undertaken to correct or reaffirm current recommendations based on old observations of doubtful validity… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Pharyngeal coordination, sphincter opening, and flow pressures during swallowing were investigated in patients with pharyngeal… Expand
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Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
A total of 600 cases, comprising 4 of our cases and 596 others in Japan, was analyzed, and the diagnosis of Meckel's diverticulum… Expand
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Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
To determine the natural history of Meckel's diverticulum, 202 case records of proved disease of Meckel's diverticulum were… Expand
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Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
1975
The embryology and clinical implications or Meckcl's diverticulum, the most common gastrointestinal anomaly, are presented from… Expand
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