- Risk of ventriculoperitoneal shunt infections after laparoscopic placement of Chait Trapdoor cecostomy catheters in childrenSani Z Yamout
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Women and Children s Hospital of Buffalo, 219 Bryant Street, Buffalo, NY 14222, USA
J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 19:571-3. 2009..Although the use of laparoscopy allows precise placement of these catheters into the cecum under direct vision, the presence of a concomitant ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt raises concerns for the potential for a shunt infection...
- Early experience with the use of rhomboid excision and Limberg flap in 16 adolescents with pilonidal diseaseSani Z Yamout
Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, University at Buffalo, Women and Children s Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14222, USA
J Pediatr Surg 44:1586-90. 2009..Wide excision allows complete removal of diseased tissue, and the rotational flap allows tensionless coverage as well as helps flatten the natal crease, which is believed to contribute to the recurrence of PD...
- Initial experience with laparoscopic Chait Trapdoor cecostomy catheter placement for the management of fecal incontinence in children: outcomes and lessons learnedSani Ziad Yamout
Division of Pediatric Surgery, Women and Children s Hospital of Buffalo, 219 Bryant Street, Buffalo, NY 14222, USA
Pediatr Surg Int 25:1081-5. 2009..This report presents the results and lessons learned from our experience with the laparoscopic approach to placement of Chait cecostomy catheters...