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OBJECTIVE: Laser interstitial thermal therapy (LITT) provides a minimally invasive alternative to open brain surgery, making it a powerful neurosurgical tool especially in pediatric patients. This systematic review aimed to highlight the …

Kidney transplantation is the preferred treatment of end-stage renal disease in children. However, time to transplant varies, making a well-functioning long-term vascular access essential for performing hemodialysis efficiently and without …

Acute kidney injury (AKI) in the pediatric population is a relatively common phenomenon. Specifically, AKI has been found in increasing numbers within the pediatric population following cardiac surgery, with up to 43% of pediatric patients …

Urinary stone disease (USD) is affecting a greater number of children and low bone mineral density (BMD) and increased skeletal fractures have been demonstrated in stone patients; however, the mechanism(s) driving bone disease remain unclear. This…

Ugh. I am ashamed to say that is the first word that comes to my mind when I see Jake’s name on my schedule for the day. He is 10 and he has been my patient since he was born. He has an 8-year-old sister Annie and a 5-year-old brother Jimmy. They…

Objective: To estimate the effect of parity on gestational age (GA) at birth in multifetal pregnancies. Study Design: Birth data from the public-access Matched Multiple Birth File produced by the National Center for Health Statistics from 1995 to…

Congenital idiopathic talipes equinovarus is a relatively common disorder of uncertain etiology with a wide variance of clinical severity. Many theories have been postulated over the years without universal agreement in regard to the cause of this…

Upper femoral varus osteotomy of the proximal femur without rotation has been the surgical treatment of choice by the senior author (D.S.W) in 124 cases of Legg-Calve-Perthes disease. There have been no previous studies documenting the nature of the…

Introduction. In a time of emergency department overcrowding and increased utilization of emergency medical services, a highly functional prehospital system will balance the needs of the individual patient with the global needs of the community. Our…

Esophageal stenosis caused by an intrinsic congenital deformity is uncommon in infants and children. The main forms of stenosis are congenital esophageal web, congenital stricture caused by tracheobronchial remnants, and congenital idiopathic…

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