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28.11.2020 | Original Article

Weight gain velocity and adequate amount of nutrition for infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia

Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) remains a challenging condition encountered by neonatologists and pediatric surgeons. Not only in the acute phase but also in later life, survivors often suffer from various morbidities. Growth retardation was …

27.11.2020 | Original Article

Predictive factors for the development of postoperative Hirschsprung-associated enterocolitis in children operated during infancy

The complications of Hirschsprung disease (HD) include enterocolitis, chronic obstruction, incontinence, and constipation. Hirschsprung-associated enterocolitis (HAEC) is a particularly serious complication and causes half of the deaths associated …

27.11.2020 | Original Article

Porcine dermal patches as a risk factor for recurrence after congenital diaphragmatic hernia repair

The incidence of congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is approximately 1 in 4.000 live births [ 1 ]. The improvements in neonatal care during the last 30 years have resulted in an increase of the survival rates; however, it still carries a high …

26.11.2020 | Original Article

Variations in the management of adolescent adnexal torsion at a single institution and the creation of a unified care pathway

Adnexal torsion is rare cause of acute abdominal pain in adolescent females with ovarian torsion occurring in only 4.9 of 100,000 children younger than 20 years old [ 1 , 2 ]. Isolated fallopian tube torsion is even rarer [ 3 ]. Torsion can often …

24.11.2020 | Original Article

Safety of delayed surgical repair of omphalocele–exstrophy–imperforate anus–spinal defects (OEIS) complex in infants with significant comorbidities

Once considered nearly uniformly fatal [ 1 ], infants with OEIS complex (omphalocele, exstrophy of cloaca, imperforate anus, spinal abnormalities) now have excellent survival rates with appropriate surgical management of their deformities [ 2 , 3 …

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"Pediatric Surgery International" publishes new and important information from the entire spectrum of pediatric surgery. Another key goal is to promote postgraduate training and further education in the surgery of infants and children. The contents include articles in clinical and experimental surgery, as well as related fields. One section of each issue is devoted to a special topic, with invited contributions from recognized authorities. Other sections include: original articles, case reports, technical innovations, letters to the editor, and book reviews.

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