Christoph Heinrich Houben
- Segmental infarction of the omentum: a difficult diagnosisC H Houben
The Royal London Hospital, London, UK
Eur J Pediatr Surg 13:57-9. 2003..Segmental infarction of the greater omentum is a rare diagnosis. This report describes a case of omental torsion in an eight-year-old boy. The report assesses the predisposing factors, the classification and the place of ultrasonography...
- Duodenal ulcers dominate acute upper gastrointestinal tract bleeding in childhood: a 10-year experience from Hong KongChristoph Heinrich Houben
Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
J Dig Dis 9:199-203. 2008..Systematic reports on acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding in children/adolescents are scanty. The aim of this study is to analyze its presentation, pathology and outcome in Hong Kong...
- Gastroschisis closure: a technique for improved cosmetic repairChristoph Heinrich Houben
Department of Paediatric Surgery, King s College Hospital, 4th Floor Golden Jubilee Wing Rm 007 Denmark Hill, London SE5 9RS, UK
Pediatr Surg Int 24:1057-60. 2008..A technique for surgical closure of the abdominal wall defect is described which allows for an almost scarless appearance of the abdominal surface with preservation of a midline umbilicus...
- Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty in recurrent necrotizing enterocolitis--a case reportChristoph Heinrich Houben
Department of Paediatric Surgery, Great Ormond Street Hospital, WC1N 3JH London, UK
J Pediatr Surg 43:559-61. 2008..Angioplasty is technically feasible in the neonate and may be a treatment option in recurrent NEC associated with visceral arterial stenosis...
- Antenatal ovarian torsion: a "free-floating" cystC H Houben
Department of Surgery, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
Ultraschall Med 29:311-3. 2008..The differential diagnosis of antenatally diagnosed abdominal cysts is discussed and the surgical management outlined...
- Exomphalos major suspension: a novel techniqueC H Houben
Department of Paediatric Surgery, Great Ormond Street Hospital, Great Ormond Street, London WC1N 3JH, UK
Pediatr Surg Int 24:355-6. 2008..The exomphalos was vertically stabilized by means of a novel technique prior to the application of a silo and formal closure. The technique is described and compared with others...
- Familial extrarenal Wilms tumorChris H Houben
Department of Surgery, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong
J Pediatr Surg 42:1826-30. 2007..This study aimed to illustrate the first report of extrarenal Wilms tumor occurring in a family...
- Preoperative endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatographic treatment of complicated choledochal cysts in children: a retrospective case seriesC H Houben
Department of Surgery, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin NT, Hong Kong
Endoscopy 39:836-9. 2007..The patient in whom the ERCP failed underwent ultrasound-guided percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage. Definitive surgery was performed after a median interval of 10 days (range 7-68 days) after the ERCP intervention...
- Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of the bladder in children: what can be expected?C H Houben
Department of Surgery, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, Hong Kong
Pediatr Surg Int 23:815-9. 2007..Conservative surgery is the strategy of choice. There is no evidence of recurrence or metastasis at a median follow up of 1.5 years...
- A hepaticojejunostomy: technical errors with 'twists and turns'C H Houben
Division of Paediatric Surgery and Urology, Department of Surgery, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 4 F Clinical Science Building, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong SAR, China
Pediatr Surg Int 22:841-4. 2006..Conventional imaging modalities failed to identify the pathology. Only a contrast enhanced CT scan supported by image rendering software allowed for the visualization of the underlying chronic obstruction of part of the mesentery...
- Closing gastroschisis: diagnosis, management, and outcomesChris Houben
Department of Paediatric Surgery, King s College Hospital, London, United Kingdom
J Pediatr Surg 44:343-7. 2009..We now report the largest series of infants born with various stages of closing GS describing features, management, and outcome...
- Malrotation volvulus in a neonate: a novel surgical approachC H Houben
Department of Paediatric Surgery, St George s Hospital, Blackshaw Road, London, SW, UK
Pediatr Surg Int 22:393-4. 2006..Further exploration showed that 40 cm of small bowel had survived intact and restorative surgery was carried out. Parenteral nutrition was discontinued after 9 months and the child, now aged 3.5 years, is thriving...
- Current status of prenatal diagnosis, operative management and outcome of esophageal atresia/tracheo-esophageal fistulaC H Houben
Department of Paediatric Surgery, Hospitals for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street, London WC1N 3JH, UK
Prenat Diagn 28:667-75. 2008..Corrective surgery for EA/TEF is well established and survival rates of over 90% can be expected...
- Pseudosarcomatous myofibroblastic proliferations of the bladder: a clinicopathologic study of 42 casesChristoph Heinrich Houben
Am J Surg Pathol 31:642; author reply 642. 2007