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The Science and Necessity of Using Animal Models in the Study of Necrotizing Enterocolitis
Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) remains one of the highest causes of mortality and of acute and long-term morbidity in premature infants. Multiple factors are involved in the pathophysiology of NEC including the immaturity ...
Analysis of Factors Predicting Surgical Intervention and Associated Costs in Pediatric Breast Masses: A Single Center Study.
(Springer Verlag, 2018-04-11)
PURPOSE: Finding a breast mass in a child provokes apprehension in parents, especially in those with a family history of breast cancer. Clinicians must decide between serial imaging or biopsy of the mass. Herein, we ...
Effect of preadmission bowel preparation on outcomes of elective colorectal procedures in young children
Background: The utility of mechanical bowel preparation (MBP) to minimize infectious complications in elective colorectal surgery is contentious. Though data is scarce in children, adult studies suggest a benefit to MBP ...