Tadao Okada

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Affiliation: Hokkaido University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Irreducible indirect inguinal hernia containing uterus, ovaries, and Fallopian tubes
    T Okada
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hokkaido University Hospital, Kita ku, Kita 14, Nishi 5, Sapporo, 060 8648, Japan
    Hernia 16:471-3. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Disorders of interstitial cells of Cajal in a neonate with segmental dilatation of the intestine
    Tadao Okada
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 45:e11-4. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Postoperative portal and splenic vein thrombosis in children: identification of risk factors
    Tadao Okada
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita ku, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Sapporo, 060 8638, Japan
    Pediatr Surg Int 21:918-21. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Management of childhood and adolescent thyroid carcinoma: long-term follow-up and clinical characteristics
    T Okada
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Nishi, Sapporo, Japan
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 16:8-13. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Histological differentiation between prenatally diagnosed choledochal cyst and type I cystic biliary atresia using liver biopsy specimens
    T Okada
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, First Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Nidhi, Sapporo, Japan
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 16:28-33. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Multiple mesenteric teratomas: usefulness of spiral computed tomography with 3-dimensional reconstruction
    Tadao Okada
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, and Hokkaido University Hospital, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 41:868-71. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Effective esophageal balloon dilation for esophageal stenosis in recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa
    T Okada
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 16:115-9. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Management and algorithm for focal nodular hyperplasia of the liver in children
    T Okada
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, First Surgery, Radiology, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, and Hokkaido University Hospital, Pathology, Sapporo, Japan
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 16:235-40. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison between prenatally diagnosed choledochal cyst and type-1 cystic biliary atresia by CD56-immunostaining using liver biopsy specimens
    T Okada
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 17:6-11. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Hyperplastic polyp of the gallbladder associated with pancreaticobiliary maljunction in a 9-year-old girl
    Tadao Okada
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita ku, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Sapporo, 060 8638, Japan
    Pediatr Surg Int 25:999-1002. 2009

Detail Information

Publications49

  1. doi request reprint Irreducible indirect inguinal hernia containing uterus, ovaries, and Fallopian tubes
    T Okada
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hokkaido University Hospital, Kita ku, Kita 14, Nishi 5, Sapporo, 060 8648, Japan
    Hernia 16:471-3. 2012
    ..Furthermore, the possible cause of indirect inguinal hernia containing the uterus, ovaries, and Fallopian tubes was explored...
  2. doi request reprint Disorders of interstitial cells of Cajal in a neonate with segmental dilatation of the intestine
    Tadao Okada
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 45:e11-4. 2010
    ..Furthermore, the possible neuropathic cause of SDI complicated with disorders of ICC was explored in this report...
  3. ncbi request reprint Postoperative portal and splenic vein thrombosis in children: identification of risk factors
    Tadao Okada
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita ku, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Sapporo, 060 8638, Japan
    Pediatr Surg Int 21:918-21. 2005
    ..We conclude that clinicians should consider that PSVT might occur after splenectomy for a huge splenomegaly or after a total colectomy for ulcerative colitis...
  4. ncbi request reprint Management of childhood and adolescent thyroid carcinoma: long-term follow-up and clinical characteristics
    T Okada
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Nishi, Sapporo, Japan
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 16:8-13. 2006
    ..This analysis was performed to evaluate clinical factors such as local tumor control, control of distant metastasis, survival, and complications in children and adolescents with thyroid carcinoma...
  5. ncbi request reprint Histological differentiation between prenatally diagnosed choledochal cyst and type I cystic biliary atresia using liver biopsy specimens
    T Okada
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, First Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Nidhi, Sapporo, Japan
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 16:28-33. 2006
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  6. ncbi request reprint Multiple mesenteric teratomas: usefulness of spiral computed tomography with 3-dimensional reconstruction
    Tadao Okada
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, and Hokkaido University Hospital, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 41:868-71. 2006
    ..This report describes the use of spiral computed tomography with 3-dimensional reconstruction for visualization of the extent of multiple mesenteric teratomas...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effective esophageal balloon dilation for esophageal stenosis in recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa
    T Okada
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 16:115-9. 2006
    ..The literature on such injuries is reviewed here, and the problems associated with the treatment of children with esophageal stenosis associated with RDEB are discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Management and algorithm for focal nodular hyperplasia of the liver in children
    T Okada
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, First Surgery, Radiology, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, and Hokkaido University Hospital, Pathology, Sapporo, Japan
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 16:235-40. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine an appropriate management plan for childhood and adolescent FNH, in particular to establish an algorithm for preoperative diagnosis and treatment...
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison between prenatally diagnosed choledochal cyst and type-1 cystic biliary atresia by CD56-immunostaining using liver biopsy specimens
    T Okada
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 17:6-11. 2007
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Hyperplastic polyp of the gallbladder associated with pancreaticobiliary maljunction in a 9-year-old girl
    Tadao Okada
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita ku, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Sapporo, 060 8638, Japan
    Pediatr Surg Int 25:999-1002. 2009
    ..Furthermore, the possible cause of the onset of hyperplastic polyp of the gallbladder complicated by PBM was explored in this report...
  11. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic liver biopsy using cup-shaped punch biopsy forceps and argon beam coagulator in children
    Tadao Okada
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita ku, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Sapporo, 060 8638, Japan
    Pediatr Surg Int 23:947-51. 2007
    ..Laparoscopic liver biopsy combining the use of laparoscopic CPBF and an ABC handpiece can be performed safely, is less invasive, and provides sufficient samples for examination both by microscopy and enzyme activity assays...
  12. ncbi request reprint Microbial flora alterations in jejunum and colon after chemical bowel preparation before Kasai hepatoportojejunostomy
    T Okada
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 17:304-7. 2007
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  13. doi request reprint Usefulness of axial planes of helical computed tomography for diagnosis of pancreaticobiliary maljunction in early infants with negative findings on magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography
    Tadao Okada
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 43:579-82. 2008
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  14. doi request reprint Management and outcome in prenatally diagnosed sacrococcygeal teratomas
    Tadao Okada
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Pediatr Int 50:576-80. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to retrospectively determine the clinical factors affecting the outcome after birth in prenatally diagnosed sacrococcygeal teratomas (SCT)...
  15. doi request reprint Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura complicated with biliary atresia: a rare occurrence and literature review
    Tadao Okada
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 44:e21-3. 2009
    ..We review the literature on this type of relationship between BA and ITP and discuss the clinical features of this complication. Furthermore, the possible cause of the onset of ITP complicated with BA was explored in this report...
  16. ncbi request reprint Bleeding disorder as the first symptom of biliary atresia
    T Okada
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Pathology and First Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 15:295-9. 2005
    ..Subsequently, BA was suspected to be the cause of these bleeding disorders based on imaging findings. BA should therefore be considered in all infants with sudden onset of a tendency to bleed...
  17. ncbi request reprint Delay of gastric emptying measured by 13C-acetate breath test in neurologically impaired children with gastroesophageal reflux
    T Okada
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Third Internal Medicine, Endoscopy, First Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 15:77-81. 2005
    ..0045). Gastric emptying studies can be easily and reliably carried out in children with NI using (13)C- ABT. We showed that we were able to determine the gastric emptying rate by (13)C- ABT in patients with GER due to NI...
  18. ncbi request reprint Focal nodular hyperplasia of the liver: usefulness of superparamagnetic iron oxide-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging
    Tadao Okada
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, 1st Surgery, Pediatrics, Pathology, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, 060 8638, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 40:E21-5. 2005
    ..This report describes the use of superparamagnetic iron oxide-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging to diagnose fibronodular hyperplasia of the liver in a 12-year-old girl...
  19. ncbi request reprint Hyperbaric oxygenation therapy for simple adhesive postoperative intestinal obstruction in children: comparison of the use of a short tube versus a long tube
    T Okada
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Chiba University, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba, Japan
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 14:240-4. 2004
    ..Therefore, we conclude that the use of an LT is not necessarily required for HBO therapy for simple APIO...
  20. ncbi request reprint Perforation of the piriform recessus by a swallowed glass splinter presenting as pneumomediastinum in a child
    T Okada
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Kita ku, Kita 15, Nishi 7, 060 8638 Sapporo, Japan
    Pediatr Surg Int 20:643-5. 2004
    ..The literature on such injuries is reviewed here, and the problems associated with treating children with perforation of the piriform recessus and mediastinitis caused by swallowed glass splinters are discussed...
  21. ncbi request reprint Multicystic dysplastic kidney detected by prenatal ultrasonography: natural history and conservative management
    T Okada
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, 1 8 1 Inohana, 260 8677 Chuo ku Chiba, Japan
    Pediatr Surg Int 19:207-10. 2003
    ..The results of this study support the conclusion that a nonsurgical approach for patients with MCDK is advisable...
  22. doi request reprint Alveolar echinococcosis of the liver in children
    Tadashi Yoshida
    Department of Digestive and General Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita ku, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Sci 17:152-7. 2010
    ..Alveolar echinococcosis of the liver (AEL) is a zoonosis that is distributed in cold regions of the northern hemisphere. The disease is mostly found in adults and rarely in pediatric patients because it tends to be slow growing...
  23. ncbi request reprint CD56-immunostaining of the extrahepatic biliary tree as an indicator of clinical outcome in biliary atresia: a preliminary report
    Tadao Okada
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Turk J Pediatr 50:542-8. 2008
    ..Our present findings support the possibility of discriminating between good and poor prognoses of clinical outcome after Kasai portoenterostomy...
  24. ncbi request reprint Postnatal management for prenatally diagnosed choledochal cysts
    Tadao Okada
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 39:1055-8. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to determine an appropriate postnatal management plan for prenatally diagnosed congenital biliary dilatation (CBD)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Optimal strategy of preoperative transcatheter arterial chemoembolization for hepatoblastoma
    Yasuhiro Ohtsuka
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, 1 8 1 Inohana, Chuou ku, Chiba 260 8677, Japan
    Surg Today 34:127-33. 2004
    ..To investigate the optimal strategy of preoperative transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (TACE) for hepatoblastoma...
  26. doi request reprint Chylous ascites caused by resection of a choledochal cyst
    Tatsuzo Mizukami
    Department of 1st Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Afr J Paediatr Surg 9:68-70. 2012
    ..No fasting might be a therapeutic option of paediatric postoperative chylous ascites after the resection of a choledochal cyst if the outflow volume of chylous ascites is small...
  27. ncbi request reprint Rapidly enlarging solitary nonparasitic cyst of the liver in a child presenting as acute abdomen
    Takeshi Aoyagi
    Department of First Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita ku, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Sapporo, 060 8638, Japan
    Pediatr Surg Int 23:1007-9. 2007
    ..Moreover, we evaluate the surgical procedures and conclude that total excision of the cysts when possible is a suitable treatment procedure in children...
  28. doi request reprint Pediatric alveolar echinococcosis invading the diaphragm and spreading to the chest and abdominal wall
    Shohei Honda
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 45:e13-6. 2010
    ..She was treated by surgical extirpation and albendazole therapy. In advanced hepatic AE, combined therapy of surgical and medical intervention is thought to improve the prognosis...
  29. ncbi request reprint Menkes disease with gastroesophageal reflux disease and successful surgical treatment: a case report and literature review
    Tadao Okada
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Turk J Pediatr 52:333-5. 2010
    ..We review the literature on this relationship between MD and GERD, and discuss the clinical features of this association. Furthermore, the possible cause of the onset of GERD complicated with MD is explored in this report...
  30. doi request reprint Hirschsprung's disease, acrocallosal syndrome, and congenital hydrocephalus: report of 2 patients and literature review
    Shigeru Nakakimura
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Neurosurgery, First Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, 060 8648, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 43:E13-7. 2008
    ..Furthermore, it is desirable to select a line treatment of HSCR to prevent infection of the ventriculoperitoneal shunt if the patient requires it...
  31. doi request reprint Hemorrhagic shock due to spontaneous rupture of adrenal neuroblastoma in an infant: a rare case and review of the literature
    Shohei Honda
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hokkaido University Hospital, Sapporo, Japan
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 34:635-7. 2012
    ..An appropriate surgical treatment for this condition must be discussed according to the patient's general state and the tumor features, such as staging, the origin, and local invasiveness...
  32. doi request reprint Meconium pseudocyst with particular pathologic findings: a case report and review of the literature
    Masashi Minato
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hokkaido University Hospital, Sapporo, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 47:e9-12. 2012
    ..However, for a meconium pseudocyst, 1-stage intestinal resection with primary anastomosis may be recommended. A meconium pseudocyst may be treatable using 1-stage resection based on histopathologic features...
  33. ncbi request reprint Nonfamilial juvenile polyposis coli in a child: report of a case
    Tadao Okada
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, First Surgery, Endoscopy and Pathology, Hokkaido University, School of Medicine, N 15, W 7, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Surg Today 34:609-12. 2004
    ..We emphasize that family members of patients diagnosed with juvenile polyposis should be questioned and undergo appropriate examinations of the entire intestine from the stomach to the rectum...
  34. doi request reprint Effects of trans and conjugated LC N-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids on lipid composition and abdominal fat weight in rats
    T Okada
    Graduate School of Fisheries Sciences, Faculty of Fisheries, Hokkaido Univ, 3 1 Minatocho, Hakodateshi, Hokkaido, Japan
    J Food Sci 73:H201-6. 2008
    ..Rodents fed trans DHA did not have detectable levels of these fatty acid isomers in their livers, suggesting either quick metabolism or a difficulty with bio-absorption...
  35. doi request reprint Spontaneous rupture of an advanced pancreatoblastoma: Aberrant RASSF1A methylation and CTNNB1 mutation as molecular genetic markers
    Shohei Honda
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery I, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 48:e29-32. 2013
    ..Subsequent molecular analysis from the resected specimen identified a mutation in CTNNB1 and aberrant methylation of the tumor suppressor RASSF1A...
  36. pmc Hepatic osteodystrophy complicated with bone fracture in early infants with biliary atresia
    Tadao Okada
    Tadao Okada, Shohei Honda, Hisayuki Miyagi, Masashi Minato, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hokkaido University Hospital, Sapporo 060 8648, Japan
    World J Hepatol 4:284-7. 2012
    ..Moreover, we conclude that clinicians should consider BA in infants with bone fracture during early infancy...
  37. doi request reprint A 5-year-old boy with unicentric Castleman disease affecting the mesentery: utility of serum IL-6 level and (18)F-FDG PET for diagnosis
    Nariaki Toita
    Department of Pediatrics, Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 31:693-5. 2009
    ..Our case also supported an important role of interleukin-6 in the pathophysiology of plasma cell CD...
  38. pmc Chylous ascites after nephrectomy without lymphadenectomy for malignant rhabdoid tumor of the kidney: A rare occurrence and literature review
    Takahiro Einama
    1 Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg 14:215-7. 2009
    ..The literature on CA after nephrectomy without lymphadenectomy for MRTK is reviewed herein, and the clinical problems of postoperative CA are discussed...
  39. pmc Nissen fundoplication for gastroesophageal reflux: No deterioration of gastric emptying measured by C-acetate breath test
    Tadao Okada
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hokkaido University Hospital, Sapporo, Japan
    J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg 16:137-41. 2011
    ..To study the gastric emptying 30 days after laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication (NF) in gastroesophageal reflux...
  40. ncbi request reprint Nephron-sparing surgery for multilocular cyst of the kidney in a child
    Tadao Okada
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 38:1689-92. 2003
    ..After reviewing other cases, we discuss the clinical characteristics of multilocular cyst of the kidney and emphasize the cystic partially differentiated nephroblastoma as a differential diagnosis...
  41. doi request reprint Incarcerated femoral hernia with ovary and fallopian tube torsion in an infant: a rare occurrence
    Masaomi Ichinokawa
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita ku, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Pediatr Surg Int 24:1149-51. 2008
    ..She has experienced no recurrence of femoral hernia for 3 years. We must consider incarcerated femoral hernia in the differential diagnosis for infants with groin redness and swelling...
  42. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic internal biliary drainage in a child with malignant obstructive jaundice caused by neuroblastoma
    Tadao Okada
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, Chiba University, School of Medicine, 1 8 1 Inohana, Chuo Ku, Chiba 260 8677, Japan
    Pediatr Radiol 33:133-5. 2003
    ..This novel endoscopic internal biliary drainage procedure was safe and effective even for a child, and improved her quality of life. We further review other treatment options available for malignant obstructive jaundice in children...
  43. ncbi request reprint Strategy of management for congenital biliary dilatation in early infancy
    Yasuhiro Ohtsuka
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 37:1173-6. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to establish the optimal management strategy of congenital biliary dilatation (CBD) in early infancy...
  44. ncbi request reprint Paraovarian cyst with torsion in children
    Tadao Okada
    Departments of Pediatric Surgery and Radiology, Chiba University, School of Medicine, and the Department of Pathology, Chiba Children s Hospital, Chiba, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 37:937-40. 2002
    ..This report describes 2 cases of surgically proven paraovarian cyst with torsion. It is important to be aware of torsion as a complication of paraovarian cyst...
  45. ncbi request reprint Cystic thymoma in a child: a rare case and review of the literature
    S Honda
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita ku, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Sapporo, 060 8638, Japan
    Pediatr Surg Int 23:1015-7. 2007
    ..The microscopic findings were characteristic of cystic thymoma. The literature on cystic thymoma is reviewed here and the clinical characteristics of cystic thymoma are discussed...
  46. ncbi request reprint Management of blunt hepatic injury in children: usefulness of emergency transcatheter arterial embolization
    Y Ohtsuka
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University 1 8 1, Inohana, Chuou ku, Chiba, 260 8677, Japan
    Pediatr Surg Int 19:29-34. 2003
    ..We propose that emergency TAE should be considered as an initial treatment for severe BHI in children...
  47. ncbi request reprint Pulsed Doppler sonography for the diagnosis of strangulation in small bowel obstruction
    T Okada
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Chiba University, School of Medicine, Chiba, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 36:430-5. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Analysis of the hemodynamics in the SMA using PDS is useful to differentiate strangulating obstruction from simple obstruction...
  48. ncbi request reprint Pulsed Doppler sonography of the hilar renal artery: differentiation of obstructive from nonobstructive hydronephrosis in children
    T Okada
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Chiba University, School of Medicine, Chiba, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 36:416-20. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: A pulsed Doppler evaluation of the hilar renal artery is useful for detecting an obstructive UPJ stricture compared with assessing arcuate or cortical renal arteries...
  49. ncbi request reprint Successful surgical treatment of two cases of congenital chylous ascites
    T Mitsunaga
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Chiba University School of Medicine, Inohana, Chuo-ku, Chiba-shi, Chiba, 260-8677 Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 36:1717-9. 2001
    ..The present laparoscopic lymphoid dye test is a novel and useful procedure that allows surgeons to identify the exact location of chylous leakage, and thus successfully ligate the lymphatic duct...