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E Carreras González, J Picanyol Peirató
OBJECTIVES: To investigate the epidemiology of severe trauma in pediatric patients and to analyse the variations that occurred along the time. METHODS: Patients aged less than 16 years old admitted in 1990 and 1998 in our intensive care unit of Sant Pau Hospital with diagnosis of trauma were included. The different causes of accidents regarding age, kinf of lesion and admission type were investigated. The variations observed between the two years were compared. RESULTS: The 12...
January 2002: Cirugía Pediátrica: Organo Oficial de la Sociedad Española de Cirugía Pediátrica
P Campobasso, E Schieven, F Sica
Between 1973 and 1993 7 perineal testis are observed and operated on in our surgical department. The perineal testis is a rare ectopic testis probably caused by some mechanical obstacles in the entrance of the testis in the scrotum. A diagnosis is easy if also the less frequent localizations of testicular ectopia are palpated. Surgery must be precociously performed or, in case of late discovery, upon diagnosis effected because the perineal testis is particularly subject to traumathisms. Orchiopexy is easy to perform, the results are good and, if promptly treated, this form of ectopia has an excellent prognosis of fertility...
November 1993: Minerva Pediatrica
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