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  • By Journal of Pediatric Surgery   -   Jan 19, 2019

    PARTIAL SPLENECTOMY: WHO, WHEN AND HOW. A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW OF THE 2130 PUBLISHED CASES

    In order to avoid consequences of total splenectomy , partial splenectomy is increasingly reported. Without guidelines and indications...

  • By Journal of Pediatric Surgery   -   Jan 19, 2019

    CENTRAL VENOUS LINES IN CRITICALLY ILL CHILDREN: THROMBOSIS BUT NOT INFECTION IS SITE DEPENDENT

    Central venous catheters are vital to the management of critically ill children. Despite efforts to minimize complications, central...

  • By Journal of Pediatric Surgery   -   Jan 18, 2019

    INTRACUFF PRESSURE DURING ONE-LUNG VENTILATION IN INFANTS AND CHILDREN

    We prospectively evaluated intracuff pressure during one-lung ventilation to characterize potential risk associated with overinflation...

  • By Journal of Pediatric Surgery   -   Jan 16, 2019

    EVALUATION OF A WATER-SOLUBLE CONTRAST PROTOCOL FOR NONOPERATIVE MANAGEMENT OF PEDIATRIC ADHESIVE SMALL BOWEL OBSTRUCTION

    We examined outcomes before and after implementing an enteral water-soluble contrast protocol for management of pediatric adhesive...

  • By Journal of Pediatric Surgery   -   Jan 16, 2019

    VACUUM BELL TREATMENT OF PECTUS EXCAVATUM: AN EARLY NORTH AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

    Conservative treatment of pectus excavatum with a vacuum bell device may be an attractive alternative to surgical repair. We describe...

  • By Journal of Pediatric Surgery   -   Jan 16, 2019

    ALGINATE MICROPARTICLES LOADED WITH BASIC FIBROBLAST GROWTH FACTOR INDUCE TISSUE COVERAGE IN A RAT MODEL OF MYELOMENINGOCELE

    We sought to develop a minimally invasive intra-amniotic therapy for prenatal treatment of myelomeningocele in an established rat model.

  • By Journal of Pediatric Surgery   -   Jan 16, 2019

    OPEN TUNNELED CENTRAL LINE INSERTION IN CHILDREN - EXTERNAL OR INTERNAL JUGULAR VEIN?

    Thank you for your comments and constructive feedback regarding our recently published manuscript titled “Open tunneled central line...

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  • By Journal of Pediatric Surgery   -   Jan 16, 2019

    TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • By Journal of Pediatric Surgery   -   Jan 16, 2019

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  • By Journal of Pediatric Surgery   -   Jan 16, 2019

    DIGITAL THORACIC DRAINAGE, A NEW SYSTEM TO MONITOR AIR LEAKS IN PEDIATRIC POPULATION

    New digital thoracic drainage systems allow an objective measurement of air leakage. They have proven their usefulness in the postoperative...

  • By Journal of Pediatric Surgery   -   Jan 15, 2019

    LETTER TO THE EDITOR

    We congratulate Choi et al. for their excellent article in the Journal of Pediatric Surgery: “Simple preoperative radiation safety...

  • By Journal of Pediatric Surgery   -   Jan 10, 2019

    A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW OF CAPACITY ASSESSMENT TOOLS IN PEDIATRIC SURGERY: GLOBAL ASSESSMENT IN PEDIATRIC SURGERY PHASE I

    The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery highlighted global surgical need but offered little insight into the specific surgical challenges...

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  • By Journal of Pediatric Surgery   -   Jan 10, 2019

    THE RELATIONSHIP OF ABDOMINAL PERFUSION PRESSURE WITH MORTALITY IN CRITICALLY ILL PEDIATRIC PATIENTS

    To the best of our knowledge, in the literature, there is no data regarding clinical utility of the abdominal perfusion pressure in...

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  • By Journal of Pediatric Surgery   -   Jan 10, 2019

    YOUNG CHILDREN WITH PERFORATED APPENDICITIS BENEFIT FROM PROMPT APPENDECTOMY

    To identify factors associated with nonoperative treatment failure in pediatric perforated appendicitis compared to immediate appendectomy.

  • By Journal of Pediatric Surgery   -   Jan 10, 2019

    TRENDS IN HOSPITAL LENGTH OF STAY AND 30-DAY MORBIDITY IN PEDIATRIC PATIENTS UNDERGOING LAPAROSCOPIC ILEOCECAL RESECTION, 2012-2016

    To examine postoperative length of stay , hospital readmission, and 30-day complications in pediatric patients undergoing laparoscopic...

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  • By Journal of Pediatric Surgery   -   Jan 9, 2019

    PRESACRAL MASSES AND SACROCOCCYGEAL TERATOMAS IN PATIENTS WITH AND WITHOUT ANORECTAL MALFORMATIONS: A SINGLE INSTITUTION COMPARATIVE STUDY

    Despite variability at presentation, presacral masses in patients with and without anorectal malformations appear histologically similar....

  • By Journal of Pediatric Surgery   -   Jan 9, 2019

    NECROTIZING ENTEROCOLITIS ASSOCIATED WITH CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE: A DIFFERENT ENTITY?

    Necrotizing enterocolitis predominantly occurs in preterm infants. In term neonates, NEC occurs more frequently when a congenital heart...

  • By Journal of Pediatric Surgery   -   Jan 5, 2019

    REPLY TO LETTER TO THE EDITOR

    We thank Drs. Qin, Nataraja, and Pacilli for their comments regarding our work.

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  • By Journal of Pediatric Surgery   -   Jan 4, 2019

    THE ARTIFICIAL WOMB: WHAT IS THE NEXT STEP?

    Recently the journal published the bold groundbreaking work of Joseph Church. It represents a major step forward in the care of premature...

  • By Journal of Pediatric Surgery   -   Jan 4, 2019

    DOWN SYNDROME AND POSTOPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS IN CHILDREN UNDERGOING INTESTINAL OPERATIONS

    This paper intends to evaluate the association between Down Syndrome and postoperative medical and surgical complications and inpatient...