Abscess of the mediastinum: a case report.


:In this report a rare case of mediastinal abscess secondary to purulent tonsilitis is reported. Generally this condition is consequent to systemic, cervical, thoracic, or abdominal infections.


J Pediatr Surg


Komatsu ES,Costa F,Marchese LT,Villari Filho S




Has Abstract


1989-11-01 00:00:00














  • Incidence of intrahepatic biliary cysts in biliary atresia after hepatic portoenterostomy and associated histopathologic findings in the liver and porta hepatis at diagnosis.

    abstract:BACKGROUND/PURPOSE:The association of intrahepatic biliary cysts in biliary atresia (BA) after hepatic portoenterostomy has drawn the attention of many pediatric surgeons and has become an important subject in clinical management, but the incidence and causes of this association are not well known. METHODS:During the ...

    journal_title:Journal of pediatric surgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Takahashi A,Tsuchida Y,Suzuki N,Kuroiwa M,Ikeda H,Hirato J,Hatakeyama S

    更新日期:1999-09-01 00:00:00

  • Predicting inadequate long-term lung development in children with congenital diaphragmatic hernia: an analysis of longitudinal changes in ventilation and perfusion.

    abstract:PURPOSE:Infants born with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) demonstrate a wide variability in postnatal catch-up lung growth. The goals of this study were to assess the pulmonary development of children born with CDH using sequential ventilation-perfusion (V/Q) scintigraphy and to identify the perinatal factors tha...

    journal_title:Journal of pediatric surgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Hayward MJ,Kharasch V,Sheils C,Friedman S,Dunleavy MJ,Utter S,Zurakowski D,Jennings R,Wilson JM

    更新日期:2007-01-01 00:00:00

  • Natural course of undescended testes after inguinoscrotal surgery.

    abstract:PURPOSE:The purpose of the study is to study the natural course of undescended testes after inguinoscrotal surgery. METHODS:From 2003-2010, 24 boys were observed with 26 undescended testes after inguinoscrotal surgery; 12 had previously undergone inguinal hernia repair and 12 orchidopexy. Spontaneous descent was await...

    journal_title:Journal of pediatric surgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Meij-deVries A,van der Voort LM,Sijstermans K,Meijer RW,van der Plas EM,Hack WW

    更新日期:2013-12-01 00:00:00

  • Peritoneal drainage as definitive treatment for intestinal perforation in infants with extremely low birth weight (

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Advances in neonatal intensive care have improved the survival of the extremely premature infant. However, survival at less than 25 weeks' gestational age remains tenuous, with intestinal perforation presenting a significant mortality. METHODS:During an 18-month period from 1995 to 1996, nine patients weigh...

    journal_title:Journal of pediatric surgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Lessin MS,Luks FI,Wesselhoeft CW Jr,Gilchrist BF,Iannitti D,DeLuca FG

    更新日期:1998-02-01 00:00:00

  • Enteral feeding tubes are a reservoir for nosocomial antibiotic-resistant pathogens.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Patients and their surroundings are known reservoirs for nosocomial pathogens. Enteral feeding tubes and formula are not thought of as reservoirs for nosocomial organisms. METHODS:A prospective observation study was conducted comparing methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and vancomycin-resist...

    journal_title:Journal of pediatric surgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Mehall JR,Kite CA,Gilliam CH,Jackson RJ,Smith SD

    更新日期:2002-07-01 00:00:00

  • Prevention of fetal bowel allograft rejection by combined treatment with anti-ICAM-1 and anti-LFA-1 antibodies.

    abstract::Prevention and treatment of allograft rejection remain the major issues in clinical small bowel transplantation. New strategies for manipulating immune responses using more powerful immunosuppressive agents continue to be evaluated. The fetal small bowel from BALB/c (H-2d) or C3H/He (H-2k) mice was transplanted into t...

    journal_title:Journal of pediatric surgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Kato Y,Yamataka A,Yagita H,Bashuda H,Okumura K,Miyano T

    更新日期:1995-07-01 00:00:00

  • HIV-positive African children with rectal fistulae.

    abstract:BACKGROUND/PURPOSE:Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease is an increasingly common infection in children in sub-Sahara Africa. Rectal fistulation is one such condition with which these patients present to the paediatric surgeon. This appeared to be an exclusively female condition until 2 male patients were treated...

    journal_title:Journal of pediatric surgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Wiersma R

    更新日期:2003-01-01 00:00:00

  • Antenatal diagnosis of bowel dilatation in gastroschisis is predictive of poor postnatal outcome.

    abstract:PURPOSE:Although gastroschisis infants usually have a good outcome, there remains a cohort of babies who fare poorly. We inquired whether the presence of bowel dilatation in utero is predictive of postnatal course in infants with gastroschisis. METHODS:We compared the clinical course of infants who had bowel dilatatio...

    journal_title:Journal of pediatric surgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Long AM,Court J,Morabito A,Gillham JC

    更新日期:2011-06-01 00:00:00

  • Obstructive jaundice associated with polysplenia syndrome in an older child.

    abstract::Polysplenia syndrome includes malrotation and various forms of heterotaxy. Associated with this and malrotation are extrahepatic biliary anomalies. Actual obstruction, other than in associated biliary atresia, is extremely rare, and rarer still in older children. An 11-year-old girl presented with obstructive jaundice...

    journal_title:Journal of pediatric surgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Stewart DE,Steigman CK,Mahoney KJ,Signs MM,Cobb LM

    更新日期:1992-12-01 00:00:00

  • Complications of endorectal pull-through for Hirschsprung's disease.

    abstract::In 10 years, 57 infants with Hirschsprung's disease underwent endorectal pull-through (ERPT). Postoperatively, 3 patients died. Of the 44 survivors with an intact endorectal anastomosis aged more than 3 years, 23 (52%) had an excellent result, and of the 28 children more than 5 years old, 23 (82%) had a satisfactory r...

    journal_title:Journal of pediatric surgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Tariq GM,Brereton RJ,Wright VM

    更新日期:1991-10-01 00:00:00

  • Surfactant (beractant) therapy for infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia on ECMO: evidence of persistent surfactant deficiency.

    abstract::Infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) can have initial lung atelectasis which, in survivors, gradually improves over time. To test the hypothesis that these patients could benefit from surfactant therapy, infants with CDH (born at > 34 weeks' gestation) on ECM...

    journal_title:Journal of pediatric surgery

    pub_type: 临床试验,杂志文章,随机对照试验


    authors: Lotze A,Knight GR,Anderson KD,Hull WM,Whitsett JA,O'Donnell RM,Martin G,Bulas DI,Short BL

    更新日期:1994-03-01 00:00:00

  • Age at presentation of common pediatric surgical conditions: Reexamining dogma.

    abstract:PURPOSE:The commonly cited ages at presentation of many pediatric conditions have been based largely on single center or outdated epidemiologic evidence. Thus, we sought to examine the ages at presentation of common pediatric surgical conditions using cases from large national databases. METHODS:A retrospective analys...

    journal_title:Journal of pediatric surgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章,多中心研究


    authors: Aboagye J,Goldstein SD,Salazar JH,Papandria D,Okoye MT,Al-Omar K,Stewart D,Lukish J,Abdullah F

    更新日期:2014-06-01 00:00:00

  • A modification of the laparoscopic transcutaneous inguinal hernia repair to achieve transfixation ligature of the hernia sac.

    abstract:BACKGROUND/PURPOSE:The proposed benefits of laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair in the pediatric population include less postoperative pain, smaller scars, and easier access to the contralateral groin. This is countered by slightly higher recurrence rates reported in some series. These differences are attributable to v...

    journal_title:Journal of pediatric surgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Kastenberg Z,Bruzoni M,Dutta S

    更新日期:2011-08-01 00:00:00

  • Mortality among infants with high-risk congenital diaphragmatic hernia in Singapore.

    abstract::Several factors suggested to predict mortality in congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) have not always been applicable in different centers. A retrospective review was conducted of 19 consecutive neonates in Singapore in whom CDH was diagnosed within 12 hours of birth to identify factors associated with mortality. Of...

    journal_title:Journal of pediatric surgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Chan DK,Ho LY,Joseph VT

    更新日期:1997-01-01 00:00:00

  • Gastrointestinal ramifications of the cloacal exstrophy complex: a 44-year experience.

    abstract:PURPOSE:Cloacal exstrophy is a rare and complex congenital anomaly requiring coordination among multiple pediatric subspecialties. There is currently no consensus regarding the fate and function of the hindgut, which plays an integral role in patients' long-term gastrointestinal health and genitourinary reconstruction....

    journal_title:Journal of pediatric surgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Sawaya D,Goldstein S,Seetharamaiah R,Suson K,Nabaweesi R,Colombani P,Gearhart J

    更新日期:2010-01-01 00:00:00

  • Heterotopic gastric mucosa in the gallbladder: a cause of chronic abdominal pain in a child.

    abstract::A 12-year-old boy presented with a 7-year history of intermittent colicky epigastric pain. Serial abdominal ultrasound studies showed a contracted gallbladder, and single and double dose oral cholecystograms demonstrated nonfunction. All other investigation results were normal. At cholecystectomy, there was a fibrotic...

    journal_title:Journal of pediatric surgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


    authors: Lamont N,Winthrop AL,Cole FM,Langer JC,Issenman RM,Finkel KC

    更新日期:1991-11-01 00:00:00

  • Outpatient inguinal herniorrhaphy in premature infants: is it safe?

    abstract::Because postoperative apnea and bradycardia in premature infants following inguinal herniorrhaphy remains a concern, outpatient repair has not been recommended. We have been performing outpatient inguinal herniorrhaphy in premature infants and the present study reviews our experience. Between 1985 and 1990, 1,294 outp...

    journal_title:Journal of pediatric surgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Melone JH,Schwartz MZ,Tyson KR,Marr CC,Greenholz SK,Taub JE,Hough VJ

    更新日期:1992-02-01 00:00:00

  • Long-term follow-up of functional outcome in patients with a cloacal malformation: a systematic review.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Reconstructive surgery is performed in patients with cloacal malformations to achieve anorectal, urological, and gynecological function. The aim of this study was to evaluate the functional outcome of cloacal malformation repair as reported in literature. METHODS:A systematic literature search was conducted...

    journal_title:Journal of pediatric surgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


    authors: Versteegh HP,van Rooij IA,Levitt MA,Sloots CE,Wijnen RM,de Blaauw I

    更新日期:2013-11-01 00:00:00

  • Increased capture of pediatric surgical complications utilizing a novel case-log web application to enhance quality improvement.

    abstract:PURPOSE:Documenting surgical complications is limited by multiple barriers and is not fostered in the electronic health record. Tracking complications is essential for quality improvement (QI) and required for board certification. Current registry platforms do not facilitate meaningful complication reporting. We develo...

    journal_title:Journal of pediatric surgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Fisher JC,Kuenzler KA,Tomita SS,Sinha P,Shah P,Ginsburg HB

    更新日期:2017-01-01 00:00:00

  • Use of tissue expanders in the repair of complex abdominal wall defects.

    abstract:BACKGROUND/PURPOSE:Closure of abdominal wall defects in children poses a challenge for pediatric surgeons. We describe a technique using tissue expanders placed either intraperitoneally or in the abdominal wall to aid in the reconstruction of a variety of complex abdominal wall defects. METHODS:The tissue expanders ar...

    journal_title:Journal of pediatric surgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Clifton MS,Heiss KF,Keating JJ,Mackay G,Ricketts RR

    更新日期:2011-02-01 00:00:00

  • Major hepatic tumor resection using profound hypothermia and circulation arrest.

    abstract::In spite of recent reports of more aggressive investigation and treatment of malignant liver tumors in infants and children, there is still an alarming morbidity and mortality in the operative aspect of this tumor. Our operative approach to partial hepatectomy follows that laid down by many authors, but we seem to hav...

    journal_title:Journal of pediatric surgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Ein SH,Shandling B,Williams WG,Trusler G

    更新日期:1981-06-01 00:00:00

  • A different type of congenital lumbar hernia associated with the lumbocostovertebral syndrome.

    abstract::Congenital lumbar hernia is rare in infancy and childhood, and its association with the lumbocostovertebral syndrome is even more unusual. Only 20 cases have been reported in the English literature. We present the case of a child with multiple costovertebral anomalies, undescended testis, and lateral abdominal wall he...

    journal_title:Journal of pediatric surgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Akçora B,Temiz A,Babayiğit C

    更新日期:2008-01-01 00:00:00

  • Preoperative bombesin administration can protect the rat small bowel allograft from ischemic reperfusion injury.

    abstract:BACKGROUND/PURPOSE:Ischemic reperfusion injury (IR/I) should be minimum for the success of small bowel transplantation (SBTx). This study investigated whether preoperative administration of neuropeptide bombesin (BBS) had a protective effect against IR/I and subsequent acute rejection. METHODS:Allogenic SBTx was perfo...

    journal_title:Journal of pediatric surgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Kinoshita H,Kimura O,Furukawa T,Higuchi K,Chujo S,Iwai N

    更新日期:2005-12-01 00:00:00

  • Neuroblastoma: outcome over a 14 year period from a tertiary care referral centre in India.

    abstract:PURPOSE:To evaluate the outcome of children with neuroblastoma (NB) from a tertiary care referral centre in India. METHOD:All children with NB registered from October 1996 through July 2009 were included in the study. INSS was used for staging. All children included in the study received chemotherapy and radiation the...

    journal_title:Journal of pediatric surgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Agarwala S,Mandelia A,Bakhshi S,Srinivas M,Bajpai M,Gupta AK,Gupta DK,Bhatnagar V

    更新日期:2014-08-01 00:00:00

  • Double atresia of the hindgut.

    abstract::An unusual case of double atresia of the rectum, including an imperforate anus is reported. The author was unable to find a similar case published before. ...

    journal_title:Journal of pediatric surgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Martinez-Frontanilla LA

    更新日期:1991-07-01 00:00:00

  • Diagnosis and treatment of tracheobronchial foreign bodies in 1024 children.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:This study sought to summarize the experience of diagnosis and treatment of tracheobronchial foreign bodies in children to effectively reduce complications and mortality. METHODS:The medical records of 1024 pediatric patients admitted to our hospital from January 1997 to September 2011 and diagnosed with cli...

    journal_title:Journal of pediatric surgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Gang W,Zhengxia P,Hongbo L,Yonggang L,Jiangtao D,Shengde W,Chun W

    更新日期:2012-11-01 00:00:00

  • Successful management of concomitant omphalocele, accessory hepatic lobe, and biliary atresia in a 44-day-old boy.

    abstract::We report the second case in literature of a boy with the association of large omphalocele, accessory hepatic lobe, and biliary atresia, and the first successful treatment. The patient was submitted to a surgical treatment at 44 days of life, including Kasai procedure, correction of the remnant abdominal wall defect, ...

    journal_title:Journal of pediatric surgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


    authors: Pereira RM,Simões e Silva AC,Leite VH,Lanna JC,Guimarães JT

    更新日期:2005-10-01 00:00:00

  • Gastric tube esophagoplasty for pediatric esophageal replacement.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Esophageal replacement in children is indicated in cases of esophageal atresia with or without fistula, in case of long gap esophageal atresia or failed primary repair. Intractable post corrosive esophageal stricture is considered also a major indication for replacement. METHODS:This is a cohort retrospecti...

    journal_title:Journal of pediatric surgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Elfiky MM,El Tagy G,Mohamed W,Abdel Azim O,Elfiky MA

    更新日期:2017-04-01 00:00:00

  • Rhabdomyosarcoma of the prostate in childhood: current challenges.

    abstract::Since 1978, six boys with prostatic rhabdomyosarcoma have been treated at our institution. Three had localized disease and were managed by initial biopsy, vincristine, actinomycin-D, and cyclophosphamide (VAC) chemotherapy, and bladder-sparing surgery with or without irradiation. Further combination chemotherapy ("pul...

    journal_title:Journal of pediatric surgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: McLorie GA,Abara OE,Churchill BM,Greenberg M,Mancer K

    更新日期:1989-10-01 00:00:00

  • Long term outcome of preterm infants with isolated intestinal perforation: A comparison between primary anastomosis and ileostomy.

    abstract:AIM OF THE STUDY:Management of isolated intestinal perforation (IIP) poses a challenge for the pediatric surgeon. Intestinal resection and primary anastomosis is considered to be as good as the classical approach, namely, intestinal diversion by ileostomy. However, few reports compare primary anastomosis and ileostomy ...

    journal_title:Journal of pediatric surgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: de Haro Jorge I,Prat Ortells J,Albert Cazalla A,Muñoz Fernández E,Castañón García-Alix M

    更新日期:2016-08-01 00:00:00