digestive system abnormalities

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Summary: Congenital structural abnormalities of the DIGESTIVE SYSTEM.

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  1. ncbi Clinical spectrum of alimentary tract duplication in children
    Hsin Ching Kuo
    Department of Pediatrics, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Acta Paediatr Taiwan 45:85-8. 2004
  2. ncbi Anorectal malformation with tubular hindgut duplication
    Ross J Craigie
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, Royal Liverpool Children s Hospital, Alder Hey, Liverpool L12 2AP, UK
    J Pediatr Surg 41:e31-4. 2006
  3. ncbi The posterior urethra in anorectal malformations
    Jennifer J Mickelson
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, British Columbia Children s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Pediatr Surg 42:585-7. 2007
  4. ncbi Situs anomalies and gastrointestinal abnormalities
    Seung Eun Lee
    Department of Surgery, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul 110 744, South Korea
    J Pediatr Surg 41:1237-42. 2006
  5. ncbi Aberrant Bmp signaling and notochord delamination in the pathogenesis of esophageal atresia
    Yina Li
    Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Dev Dyn 236:746-54. 2007
  6. ncbi Recurrent duodenal ulcer and cholangitis associated with ectopic opening of bile duct in the duodenal bulb
    Moon Hee Song
    Department of Internal Medicine, Eulji University College of Medicine, Eulji Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    Gastrointest Endosc 65:324-5; discussion 325. 2007
  7. ncbi Laparoscopic excision of a newborn rectal duplication cyst
    Charles W Hartin
    Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Women and Children s Hospital of Buffalo, State University of New York at Buffalo, NY 14222, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:1572-4. 2008
  8. ncbi Surgical management of perineal masses in patients with anorectal malformations
    Donald B Shaul
    Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 40:188-91. 2005
  9. ncbi Perineal lipomas associated with anorectal malformations
    Tomas Wester
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, University Children s Hospital, 751 85, Uppsala, Sweden
    Pediatr Surg Int 22:979-81. 2006
  10. ncbi How much of a misnomer is "asymptomatic" intestinal malrotation?
    Zahavi Cohen
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Soroka University Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 5:172-4. 2003

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  1. ncbi Clinical spectrum of alimentary tract duplication in children
    Hsin Ching Kuo
    Department of Pediatrics, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Acta Paediatr Taiwan 45:85-8. 2004
    ..These features have proven useful for establishing the correct diagnosis or ruling out alimentary tract duplication where surgery was indicated anyway...
  2. ncbi Anorectal malformation with tubular hindgut duplication
    Ross J Craigie
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, Royal Liverpool Children s Hospital, Alder Hey, Liverpool L12 2AP, UK
    J Pediatr Surg 41:e31-4. 2006
    ..Surgical options at time of presentation and of reconstructive surgery are discussed. A review and suggested modification of the classifications is presented...
  3. ncbi The posterior urethra in anorectal malformations
    Jennifer J Mickelson
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, British Columbia Children s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Pediatr Surg 42:585-7. 2007
    ..Accurate preoperative assessment of the anatomy is imperative to identify the structures and avoid unnecessary injury. This brief report provides radiographic images that demonstrate these anomalies...
  4. ncbi Situs anomalies and gastrointestinal abnormalities
    Seung Eun Lee
    Department of Surgery, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul 110 744, South Korea
    J Pediatr Surg 41:1237-42. 2006
    ..The aim of the study was to review the gastrointestinal abnormalities occurring in association with situs anomalies...
  5. ncbi Aberrant Bmp signaling and notochord delamination in the pathogenesis of esophageal atresia
    Yina Li
    Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Dev Dyn 236:746-54. 2007
    ..Notably, ablating Bmp7 function in Nog(-/-) embryos rescued EA/TEF and notochord branching defects, establishing a critical role of Noggin-mediated Bmp7 antagonism in EA/TEF pathogenesis...
  6. ncbi Recurrent duodenal ulcer and cholangitis associated with ectopic opening of bile duct in the duodenal bulb
    Moon Hee Song
    Department of Internal Medicine, Eulji University College of Medicine, Eulji Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    Gastrointest Endosc 65:324-5; discussion 325. 2007
  7. ncbi Laparoscopic excision of a newborn rectal duplication cyst
    Charles W Hartin
    Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Women and Children s Hospital of Buffalo, State University of New York at Buffalo, NY 14222, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:1572-4. 2008
    ..Complications include symptoms arising from the cyst and the possibility of malignant degeneration. They are typically managed by surgical excision...
  8. ncbi Surgical management of perineal masses in patients with anorectal malformations
    Donald B Shaul
    Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 40:188-91. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to review the outcome of surgical management of various types of perineal masses encountered in patients with anorectal malformations (ARM)...
  9. ncbi Perineal lipomas associated with anorectal malformations
    Tomas Wester
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, University Children s Hospital, 751 85, Uppsala, Sweden
    Pediatr Surg Int 22:979-81. 2006
    ..Excision is best performed at time of anorectal reconstruction. Although our experience is limited, bowel function seems to be compromised by these lesions...
  10. ncbi How much of a misnomer is "asymptomatic" intestinal malrotation?
    Zahavi Cohen
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Soroka University Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 5:172-4. 2003
    ....
  11. ncbi The optimal management of malrotation diagnosed after infancy: a decision analysis
    Marcus M Malek
    Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, One Robert Wood Johnson Place, PO Box 19, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Am J Surg 191:45-51. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the role of the Ladd's procedure in patients with asymptomatic malrotation diagnosed after infancy...
  12. pmc Heterotaxia syndrome: the role of screening for intestinal rotation abnormalities
    M Choi
    Division of General Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Dis Child 90:813-5. 2005
    ..Most authors recommend routine radiological evaluation, with laparotomy and Ladd procedure if a rotation abnormality is found...
  13. ncbi Long-term outcomes of anorectal malformations
    Melissa C Davies
    Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College London, 86 96 Chenies Mews, London WC1E 6HX, UK
    Pediatr Surg Int 20:567-72. 2004
    ..More detailed information on long-term outcomes is needed in these patients to facilitate informed decision-making by the primary physician (usually the paediatric surgeon) and the parents on behalf of their child...
  14. ncbi Is surgery necessary for asymptomatic tethered cord in anorectal malformation patients?
    Sascha E Tuuha
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr Surg 39:773-7. 2004
    ..The authors therefore examined whether untethering is indicated for asymptomatic tethered cord in patients with ARM...
  15. ncbi [Vomiting in the newborn, and in the child (with treatment)]
    Bruno Bachy
    Clinique chirurgicale infantile CHU, 76031 Rouen
    Rev Prat 57:1817-21. 2007
  16. ncbi Cloacal exstrophy: morbidity associated with abnormalities of the gastrointestinal tract and spine
    Merrill McHoney
    Department of Paediatric Urology, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, Institute of Child Health, London, England, UK
    J Pediatr Surg 39:1209-13. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to review the management of the gastrointestinal tract in cloacal exstrophy and to assess the effect of spinal dysraphism on nutritional outcome...
  17. ncbi Outcomes after a Ladd procedure for intestinal malrotation with heterotaxia
    David B Tashjian
    Section of Pediatric Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 42:528-31. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to review the incidence of complications after a Ladd procedure in asymptomatic patients with heterotaxia to guide recommendations for this patient population...
  18. ncbi Bilateral extralobar pulmonary sequestration communicating with the upper gastrointestinal system in a newborn with duodenal atresia
    Tomas Gudbjartsson
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Landspitali University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:1380-1. 2007
    ..An upper gastrointestinal contrast series was performed directly after birth, and a unique PS bronchogram was identified, along with duodenal atresia. The PS was successfully resected and the duodenal atresia was corrected...
  19. ncbi Crucial role of rectoanal inhibitory reflex in emptying function after anoplasty in infants with anorectal malformations
    Surasak Sangkhathat
    Pediatric Surgery Unit, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Songkhla, Thailand 90110
    Asian J Surg 27:125-9. 2004
    ..RAIR and anal resting tone play important roles in emptying function. As far as possible, these functions should be preserved during reconstruction...
  20. ncbi Do low-type anorectal malformations have a better prognosis than the intermediate and high types? A preliminary report using the Krickenbeck score
    P Daher
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hotel Dieu de France Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 17:340-3. 2007
    ..This study rejects this basic presumption following the establishment of the latest standards at Krickenbeck in May 2005...
  21. ncbi Postoperative psychological status of children with anorectal malformations
    Shintaro Amae
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Tohoku University, Seiryo cho 1 1, Aoba ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980 8575, Japan
    Pediatr Surg Int 24:293-8. 2008
    ..However, bowel dysfunction directly influences the level of depression of children in adolescent patients...
  22. ncbi Intestinal malrotations: a review and report of thirty cases
    S Aslanabadi
    Division of Paediatric Surgery, Children s Hospital, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
    Folia Morphol (Warsz) 66:277-82. 2007
    ..In addition, the signs and symptoms, imaging findings, and final intraoperative diagnoses presented by the subjects reported on are of potential use and clinical interest...
  23. ncbi Intrauterine growth retardation, duodenal and extrahepatic biliary atresia, hypoplastic pancreas and other intestinal anomalies: further evidence of the Martínez-Frías syndrome
    Enrique Galán-Gómez
    Unidad de Genetica, Departamento de Pediatria, Hospital Materno Infantil, Servicio Extremeño de Salud, Universidad de Extremadura, Badajoz, Spain
    Eur J Med Genet 50:144-8. 2007
    ..The pathogenesis of this syndrome is most probably of blastogenetic origin mainly affecting midline developmental duodenal biliary pancreatic junction...
  24. ncbi Tracheal agenesis: management of the first 10 months of life
    S Baroncini-Cornea
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, S Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Paediatr Anaesth 14:774-7. 2004
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  25. ncbi Surgical intervention of intestinal malrotations in paediatric patients without other congenital anatomical abnormalities: overview from a single center
    F ten Berge
    Department of Paediatrics, University Medical Center St Radboud, Postbus 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Radiol 59:20-4. 2006
    ..For this reason, every patient with a radiological proven malrotation merits diagnostic laparoscopy...
  26. ncbi Intestinal malrotation in neonates with nonbilious emesis
    K El-Chammas
    Department of Pediatrics, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Perinatol 26:375-7. 2006
    ..Clinicians should consider malrotation as a possible cause of reflux, particularly in infants with unusually pathologic or persistent symptoms necessitating ongoing treatment for reflux...
  27. ncbi Duodenal duplications. Clinical characteristics, embryological hypotheses, histological findings, treatment
    T Merrot
    Paediatric Surgery Department, Hopital Nord, Marseille, France
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 16:18-23. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to analyse different clinical aspects and embryologic hypotheses of duodenal duplications...
  28. ncbi Spectrum of pediatric developmental and genetic renal lesions and associated congenital malformations--an autopsy study from north India
    Nandita Kakkar
    Department of Histopathology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Fetal Pediatr Pathol 25:35-49. 2006
    ..Ductal plate malformation was found in all cases of autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease and in 1 case of bilateral multicystic dysplasia...
  29. ncbi Congenital pouch colon (CPC) associated with anorectal agenesis: a case report and review of literature
    N J Arestis
    Department of Surgery, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    Pediatr Dev Pathol 8:701-5. 2005
  30. ncbi Rectal suction biopsy in the diagnosis of intestinal dysganglionoses: 5-year experience with Solo-RBT in 389 patients
    Alessio Pini-Prato
    Department and Chair of Paediatric Surgery, Giannina Gaslini Institute, 16148 Genoa, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 41:1043-8. 2006
    ..This study describes our experience with Solo-RBT in the diagnosis of intestinal dysganglionoses...
  31. ncbi Colonic triplication associated with anorectal malformation: case presentation of a rare embryological disorder
    Heloise Gisquet
    Paediatric Surgery Department, Childrens Hospital Brabois, University Hospital of Nancy, Nancy, France
    J Pediatr Surg 41:e17-9. 2006
    ..The bladder was divided by an incomplete septum. Prenatal ultrasound suggested colonic duplication. Surgical management involved resection of the triplicated segment and posterosagittal anorectal pull through...
  32. ncbi Congenital pouch colon: follow-up and functional results after definitive surgery
    Archana Puri
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Lady Hardinge Medical College and Kalawati Saran Children s Hospital, New Delhi 110001, India
    J Pediatr Surg 41:1413-9. 2006
    ..An attempt was made to formulate treatment protocols for management of fecal incontinence and other problems associated with CPC...
  33. ncbi Surgical treatment of malrotation after infancy: a population-based study
    Marcus M Malek
    Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, PO Box 19, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 40:285-9. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to use a large national database to determine the clinical significance of older children presenting with malrotation to develop treatment recommendations for this group...
  34. ncbi Long-term outcome of anorectal malformations: the patient perspective
    C H Hamid
    Department of Academic Surgery, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, The University of Sydney, Westmead, New South Wales, 2145, Australia
    Pediatr Surg Int 23:97-102. 2007
    ..Children with ARM have ongoing physical and social morbidity, indicating the need for continuing multidisciplinary review and support to optimise their quality of life...
  35. ncbi Anorectal anomaly: a review of 82 cases seen at JUTH, Nigeria
    A F Uba
    Surgery Department, Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos, Nigeria
    Niger Postgrad Med J 13:61-5. 2006
    ..The management of anorectal anomaly remains a challenge to Surgeons. This study was carried out to determine the pattern and outcome of management of anorectal malformations (ARM) in a Nigerian tertiary hospital...
  36. ncbi Meconium per vagina: a rare presentation of meconium peritonitis
    Neil C Featherstone
    Paediatric Surgery, Department of Paediatrics, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich, NR4 7UY, UK
    J Pediatr Surg 43:e5-7. 2008
    ..Possible explanations for the passage of meconium per vagina include decompression of a meconium cyst via the left fallopian tube or direct perforation of a collection into the vagina from the peritoneal cavity...
  37. ncbi Age-related differences in diagnosis and morbidity of intestinal malrotation
    Emily T Durkin
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 206:658-63. 2008
    ..Surgical intervention frequently leads to other complications in these patients. We hypothesized that the chronic nature of malrotation in adults could cause a delay in diagnosis and increased perioperative complications...
  38. ncbi Risk factors in the primary management of anorectal malformations in Northern India
    G Chalapathi
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Advanced Pediatric Center, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, 160 012 Chandigarh, India
    Pediatr Surg Int 20:408-11. 2004
    ..5 kg and 58% with birth weight >2.5 kg survived. Low birth weight, major associated anomalies, and delay in referral were the three important factors that influenced the outcomes of babies with ARM during the neonatal period...
  39. ncbi 35th annual meeting of the pacific association of pediatric surgeons
    John M Hutson
    J Pediatr Surg 37:1775. 2002
  40. ncbi Anal canal duplication in infants and children--a series of 6 cases
    C Jacquier
    , Hĵpital Albert Michallon, Centre Hospitalier et Universitaire de Grenoble, France
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 11:186-91. 2001
    ..Associated anomalies are frequently described in the literature, especially presacral tumours (16%) and anorectal malformations (21%); they can influence the management, the surgical approach and the functional prognosis...
  41. pmc Thrombocytopenia-absent radius syndrome: a clinical genetic study
    K L Greenhalgh
    Department of Clinical Genetics, Level B, St Michael s Hill, Southwell Street, Bristol BS2 8EG, UK
    J Med Genet 39:876-81. 2002
    ..Two abnormal karyotypes were identified...
  42. ncbi Partial caudal duplication in a newborn associated with meningomyelocele and complex heart anomaly
    S I Bannykh
    Department of Pathology, University of California, San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, California 92103-8321, USA
    Teratology 63:94-9. 2001
    ..The complex pattern of anomalies suggests the possibility that partial caudal duplication might be part of the spectrum of conjoined twinning...
  43. ncbi Diagnosis and treatment of foregut duplications
    Georges Azzie
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, Christchurch Hospital, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Semin Pediatr Surg 12:46-54. 2003
    ..Minimal-access surgical techniques can be applied to the simpler cysts, particularly some bronchogenic cysts. Thoraco-abdominal duplications and neurenteric cysts require careful preoperative delineation and more complex surgery...
  44. ncbi The value of anal endosonography compared with magnetic resonance imaging following the repair of anorectal malformations
    Niall M Jones
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, The John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford OX39DU, UK
    Pediatr Radiol 33:183-5. 2003
    ..Currently, MRI is the imaging modality of choice in determining the position of the neo-anus after reconstructive surgery...
  45. ncbi Anorectal malformation with malrotation of gut
    J K Mahajan
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Advanced Pediatric Center, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 13:63-5. 2003
    ..We report two such cases of anorectal malformation with malrotation of gut. The high index of suspicion, diagnostic difficulty and surgical management with avoidance of appendicectomy in these neonates is discussed...
  46. ncbi Associated anomalies in intestinal neuronal dysplasia
    G Martucciello
    Genova, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 37:219-23. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to identify possible associations and correlations of IND with other gastrointestinal and nongastrointestinal anomalies...
  47. ncbi Intestinal obstruction in neonatal/pediatric surgery
    C A Hajivassiliou
    Royal Hospital for Sick Children and University Department of Surgical Paediatrics, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Semin Pediatr Surg 12:241-53. 2003
    ..Newer treatments and future developments may reduce the residual mortality in such cases as ultrashort-bowel syndrome...
  48. ncbi Anorectal electromanometrical patterns in children with isolated neuronal intestinal dysplasia
    X Guo
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Tongji Hospital, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 18:176-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to report our new findings on anorectal electromanometrical patterns in patients with isolated neuronal intestinal dysplasia (IND) type B...
  49. ncbi Gastrointestinal duplications
    P S Puligandla
    Divisions of Division of Pediatric Surgery and Pathology, The Montreal Children s Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Pediatr Surg 38:740-4. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to review the presentations of gastrointestinal duplication (GID) and to assess the influence of prenatal diagnosis on treatment...
  50. ncbi Preduodenal portal vein and malrotation: what causes the obstruction?
    M Kouwenberg
    Pediatrics, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, Netherlands
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 18:153-5. 2008
    ..We conducted a 25-year retrospective study in a single centre to investigate the cause of obstruction in patients with preduodenal portal vein. Furthermore, we reviewed the literature on preduodenal portal vein...
  51. ncbi Psoriasis vulgaris and digestive system disorders: is there a linkage?
    Aldona Pietrzak
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Lublin, Lublin, Poland
    Folia Histochem Cytobiol 47:517-24. 2009
    ..The authors present a case of psoriasis and concurrent digestive system abnormalities, and review the literature regarding the topic...
  52. ncbi Hoxd-13 expression in the development of hindgut in ethylenethiourea-exposed fetal rats
    Zhang Dan
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, The Second Affiliated Hospital, China Medical University, Shenyang 110004, PR China
    J Pediatr Surg 45:755-61. 2010
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  53. ncbi 125I-labeled galanin binding sites in congenital innervation defects of the distal colon
    Alexandra Berger
    Department of Pediatrics, General Hospital, Muellner Hauptstrasse 48, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
    Acta Neuropathol 105:43-8. 2003
    ..The presence of GAL binding sites in different cellular structures suggests an involvement of GAL in various physiological functions of the gastrointestinal tract...
  54. ncbi Is routine preoperative 2-dimensional echocardiography necessary for infants with esophageal atresia, omphalocele, or anorectal malformations?
    Ahmed Nasr
    Department of Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G1X8
    J Pediatr Surg 45:876-9. 2010
    ..We wished to determine if routine echocardiography is necessary for neonates with these diagnoses, or if appropriate patients could be selected...
  55. ncbi Spinal dysraphism with anorectal malformation: lumbosacral magnetic resonance imaging evaluation of 120 patients
    Seong Min Kim
    Department of Surgery, Yongin Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Yongin, South Korea
    J Pediatr Surg 45:769-76. 2010
    ..We evaluated the prevalence of spinal dysraphism (SD) in patients with anorectal malformation (ARM) by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
  56. pmc Pancreas divisum
    Matthew J DiMagno
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Michigan Medical School, 1150 West Medical Center Drive, Room 6520 MSRB I, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0682, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 13:150-6. 2011
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  57. ncbi Diagnostic impact of computed tomography cholangiography and magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography on pancreaticobiliary maljunction
    Shigehisa Fumino
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto 602 8566, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 46:1373-8. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the diagnostic potential of computed tomography cholangiography (CTC) and magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) in children with pancreaticobiliary maljunction (PBM)...
  58. ncbi Unusual case of small bowel obstruction: persistence of vitelline artery remnant
    Jin Hwan Yoo
    General Surgery Division, São Paulo Faculty of Medicine General Hospital, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo SP, Brazil
    Clin Anat 16:173-5. 2003
  59. ncbi Potential of MR-imaging in the paediatric abdomen
    Riccabona Michael
    Department of Radiology, Division of Paediatric Radiology, LKH Graz, University Hospital, Auenbruggenplatz, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    Eur J Radiol 68:235-44. 2008
    ..To describe the potential and relevant applications of MR-imaging (MRI) in typical paediatric abdominal conditions and diseases...
  60. ncbi Extraabdominal malposition of the gallbladder
    Ibrahim Alkatout
    Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery, University Hospital Schleswig Holstein, Campus Kiel, Kiel, Germany
    J Pediatr Surg 43:e41-4. 2008
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  61. ncbi dAP-2 and defective proventriculus regulate Serrate and Delta expression in the tarsus of Drosophila melanogaster
    Ewa Ciechanska
    Genes and Development Research Group, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Genome 50:693-705. 2007
    ..The repression of the Notch ligand genes Serrate and Delta by the Notch target gene dAP-2 may be a pattern-refining mechanism similar to those acting in embryonic segmentation and compartment boundary formation...
  62. ncbi In vivo knockdown of Brachyury results in skeletal defects and urorectal malformations resembling caudal regression syndrome
    Tracie Pennimpede
    Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Developmental Genetics Department, Ihnestraße 73, 14195 Berlin, Germany
    Dev Biol 372:55-67. 2012
    ..Since KD3-T animals survive until birth, they are useful for examining later roles for T in the development of urorectal tissues...
  63. ncbi Unusual coexistence of caudal duplication and caudal regression syndromes
    Geetika Bansal
    Department of Radiodiagnosis, Christian Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, 141008, Punjab, India
    J Pediatr Surg 46:256-8. 2011
    ..Both happen as a result of insult to the caudal cell mass. We present a child having features consistent with both entities...
  64. ncbi A comparison of circumumbilical and transverse abdominal incisions for neonatal abdominal surgery
    Megha Suri
    Division of General and Thoracic Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr Surg 46:1076-80. 2011
    ..We report the first study comparing the circumumbilical incision to the transverse abdominal incision for a variety of neonatal abdominal operations...
  65. ncbi [Short bowel syndrome in children - own experience]
    Wanda Bako
    Klinika Pediatrii, Gastroenterologii i Onkologii Dzieciecej, Akademia Medyczna, ul Nowe Ogrody 1 6, 80 803 Gdansk, Poland
    Med Wieku Rozwoj 10:563-72. 2006
    ..of this study was to analyze the clinical status of children with short bowel syndrome (SBS) shortly after the resection and during following years...
  66. ncbi Congenital thickening and shortening of the round ligament of the liver causing gastric outlet obstruction
    Jose L Martins
    Department of Surgery, Section of Pediatric Surgery, Hospital Santa Marcelina, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Pediatr Surg 43:1557-9. 2008
    ..The round ligament was suture ligated and divided, and the patient's symptoms resolved. Comments on this abnormality and its rarity are presented...
  67. ncbi Self-efficacy, postoperative care satisfaction, body image and sexual functioning in ARM patients
    Caterina Grano
    Department of Psychology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Via dei Marsi, 78, 00185, Rome, Italy
    Pediatr Surg Int 24:1201-5. 2008
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  68. ncbi Is intestinal transplantation the future of children with definitive intestinal insufficiency?
    F Sauvat
    UFR Necker Enfants Malades, University Rene Descartes Paris V, FAMA de Transplantation Intestinale, AP HP and the, National Reference Centre for Rare Digestive Diseases, Paris, France
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 18:368-71. 2008
    ..However, IT still has to demonstrate its benefit to children on long-term parenteral nutrition (PN). We tried to clarify this aspect by looking back at our 13 years' experience...
  69. ncbi Anterior sacral meningocele in a patient with currarino syndrome as a cause of ileus
    A Aydoseli
    Department of Neurosurgery, Istanbul School of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Br J Neurosurg 27:833-5. 2013
    ..The size of the cyst gradually reduced over time. A staged approach and the multidisciplinary management, with the collaboration of the general surgery and neurosurgery teams, provided a satisfactory clinical outcome...
  70. ncbi Reoperations in anorectal malformations
    Alberto Pena
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Colorectal Center for Children, Cincinnati Children s Hospital, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 42:318-25. 2007
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  71. ncbi Characterization of eversion syndrome in captive Scyphomedusa jellyfish
    Kate S Freeman
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
    Am J Vet Res 70:1087-93. 2009
    ..To determine whether Scyphomedusa jellyfish with eversion syndrome had alterations in husbandry conditions, elemental content, or histologic appearance, compared with unaffected jellyfish...
  72. ncbi ENBD tube placement prior to laparoscopic cholecystectomy may reduce the rate of complications in cases with predictably complicating biliary anomalies
    Takehiro Noji
    Department of Surgery, Teine Keijinkai Hospital, 1 12 Maeda, Teine ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido, 060 8585, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 46:73-7. 2011
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  73. pmc Epidermolysis bullosa with pyloric atresia
    Hye Jin Chung
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Biology, Jefferson Medical College, Jefferson Institute of Molecular Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, 233 South 10th Street, Suite 450 BLSB, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Dermatol Clin 28:43-54. 2010
    ..This article describes the clinical and pathologic features and molecular genetics of EB-PA, the mutations in the alpha(6)beta(4) integrin and plectin genes that cause EB-PA, and the clinical implications of molecular genetics on EB-PA...
  74. ncbi Colon agenesis with ileovesical fistula and anorectal malformation
    Muslim Yurtcu
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Meram Medical School of Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    J Pediatr Surg 45:e1-3. 2010
    ..This is the first report of a 1-day-old newborn with ARM, IVF, and TCA...
  75. ncbi Congenital esophageal stenosis because of tracheobronchial remnant and treated by circular myectomy: a case report
    Takahiro Saito
    First Department of Surgery, Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima shi, Fukushima 960 1295, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 43:583-5. 2008
    ..This successful outcome suggests that circular myectomy of the TBR is worth recommending as a surgical procedure for short segment and stenosis of patients with CES because of TBR...
  76. ncbi [Agenesis of the gallbladder]
    N Peloponissios
    Departement de Chirurgie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, CHUV, Lausanne
    Swiss Surg 9:315-9. 2003
    ..In case of doubt, a MRI-cholangiography is mandatory. Because of possible inherited transmission, relatives with a history of biliary symptoms should be investigated, even when asymptomatic...
  77. ncbi Effects on growth and changes in organ distribution of bullfrog larvae exposed to lead throughout metamorphosis
    T M Rice
    Center for Environmental Toxicology and Statistics, Department of Zoology, Miami University, Oxford, OH 45056, USA
    Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 68:8-17. 2002
  78. ncbi Critical factors affecting quality of life of adult patients with anorectal malformations or Hirschsprung's disease
    Esther E Hartman
    Division of Medical Psychology of the University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:907-13. 2004
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  79. ncbi Alimentary tract duplications in children: high incidence of associated anomalies
    Y Gálvez
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, Motol Children s Hospital, Charles University, 2nd School of Medicine, Prague, Czech Republic
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 14:79-84. 2004
    ..The presence of associated, sometimes complex congenital anomalies can pose a challenge to surgeons treating patients with ATDs. The aim of this work was to study the characteristics of ATDs and associated anomalies in our patients...
  80. ncbi Late presentation of a duodenal web in a patient with situs inversus and apple peel jejunal atresia
    M G Peetsold
    Pediatric Surgical Centre Amsterdam, Department of Pediatric Surgery, VU Medical Centre, P O Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Surg Int 20:301-3. 2004
    ..Because of persistent obstruction, reexploration was done and revealed a duodenal membrane. Anastomotic strictures are very rare several years after the primary operation, so other causes of obstruction should be sought...
  81. ncbi Acute gastric volvulus in a child with asplenia syndrome
    Chin Ying Yang
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pediatr Int 46:471-3. 2004
  82. ncbi Esophageal atresia and other visceral anomalies in a modified Adriamycin rat model and their correlations with amniotic fluid volume variations
    Willy M G França
    Pediatric Surgery Division Department of Surgery of the Medical Science Faculty, Universidade Estadual de Campinas UNICAMP, R da Pavuna, 20 Souzas Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Pediatr Surg Int 20:602-8. 2004
    ....
  83. ncbi Atresia of the colon
    Barlas Etensel
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Adnan Menderes University, 09100 Aydin, Turkey
    J Pediatr Surg 40:1258-68. 2005
    ..Colonic atresia (CA) is one of the rarest causes of neonatal intestinal obstructions, and no large series can be reported. Therefore, we did perform a retrospective clinical trial to delineate our CA cases and carry out a literature survey...
  84. ncbi Splenogonadal fusion: case presentation and literature review
    Abou Bakr M Khairat
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hamad Medical Corporation, PO Box 3050, Doha, Qatar
    J Pediatr Surg 40:1357-60. 2005
    ..A case is presented and the related literature is reviewed...
  85. ncbi Gastrointestinal manometric findings in a patient with total intestinal aganglionosis
    Atsushi Takahashi
    Department of General Surgical Science Surgery I, Graduate School of Medicine, Gunma University, Maebashi, Gunma, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 39:1104-6. 2004
    ..The authors studied gastrointestinal motility in a patient with total intestinal aganglionosis (TIA) and the effect of octreotide (OCT) on ileal motility in this patient...
  86. ncbi Anorectal malformations and their impact on survival
    A Kumar
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Pediatr 72:1039-42. 2005
    ..To evaluate the incidence, types and the effect on outcome of associated anomalies in neonates with anorectal malformations (ARM)...
  87. ncbi A case of duodenal web occurring in Prader-Willi syndrome
    Maribel I Vitug-Sales
    Department of Gastroenterology, Sydney Children s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 41:527-8. 2005
    ..Prompt attention to the onset of such clinical features in children with PWS may prevent excess morbidity and complications...
  88. ncbi Sonographic assessment of the retroperitoneal position of the third portion of the duodenum: an indicator of normal intestinal rotation
    Renaud Menten
    Paediatric Radiology Unit, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Avenue Hippocrate 10, Brussels 1200, Belgium
    Pediatr Radiol 42:941-5. 2012
    ..The diagnosis of intestinal malrotation is based on an upper gastrointestinal contrast series (UGI), which is considered the imaging reference standard. It may however be challenging even for experienced paediatric radiologists...
  89. ncbi No organ left behind: tales of gut development and evolution
    Didier Y R Stainier
    Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Programs in Developmental Biology, Genetics and Human Genetics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 2711, USA
    Science 307:1902-4. 2005
    ..The patterning of the gut along its longitudinal, dorsoventral, left-right, and radial axes is one of the fascinating issues that pertain to the development, function, and homeostasis of this understudied organ...
  90. ncbi Currarino syndrome: variable imaging features in three siblings with HLXB9 gene mutation
    Ah Yeong Kim
    Department of Radiology and Center for Imaging Science, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University, School of Medicine, Kangnam Ku, Seoul 135 710, South Korea
    Clin Imaging 37:398-402. 2013
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  91. ncbi Subclinical intestinal duplication in a cat
    Mary Ann G Radlinsky
    Kansas State University, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, 1800 Denison Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66506 5606, USA
    J Feline Med Surg 7:223-6. 2005
    ..Histologic examination provided the diagnosis of an intestinal duplication lined with epithelium typical of that in the esophagus. The cat recovered without complications...
  92. ncbi Type ID unconventional myosin controls left-right asymmetry in Drosophila
    Pauline Speder
    Institute of Signalling, Developmental Biology and Cancer, UMR6543 CNRS, University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, Parc Valrose, 06108 Nice Cedex 2, France
    Nature 440:803-7. 2006
    ..Like mouse inversin, Myo31DF interacts and colocalizes with beta-catenin, suggesting that situs inversus genes can direct left-right development through the adherens junction...
  93. pmc Plectin deficiency leads to both muscular dystrophy and pyloric atresia in epidermolysis bullosa simplex
    Ken Natsuga
    Department of Dermatology, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Hum Mutat 31:E1687-98. 2010
    ..This study demonstrates that plectin deficiency can indeed lead to both muscular dystrophy and pyloric atresia in an individual EBS patient...
  94. ncbi Familial Currarino syndrome associated with Hirschsprung disease: two cases of a mother and daughter
    Koichi Ohno
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka City General Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 48:233-8. 2013
    ..However, all the patients had sporadic HD. Recent reports suggest that anomalies of the enteric nerve system contribute to postoperative constipation in CS cases...
  95. ncbi Peritoneal bands: a review of anatomical distribution and clinical implications
    Kim Oelhafen
    St George s University School of Medicine, St George s, Grenada, West Indies
    Am Surg 78:377-84. 2012
    ..Moreover, to advance the knowledge of peritoneal bands, this article discusses the appropriate diagnostic studies and treatment interventions required for these variant structures...
  96. ncbi Mutation analysis of the motor neuron and pancreas homeobox 1 (MNX1, former HLXB9) gene in Swedish patients with Currarino syndrome
    Shulu Zu
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, SE 17176 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Pediatr Surg 46:1390-5. 2011
    ..The main cause of this monogenic disorder is mutations in the motor neuron and pancreas homeobox 1 gene. We describe the clinical and genetic findings in 4 unrelated Swedish cases with CS and their relatives...
  97. ncbi Influence of anesthesia on the results of intraoperative diagnostic electromyostimulation in patients with anorectal malformation
    Vladimír Mixa
    Department of Anesthesiology, 2nd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University and Motol Hospital, 150 06 Prague, Czech Republic
    J Pediatr Surg 46:2135-9. 2011
    ..Stimulation electromyography (sEMG) is useful in identifying the sphincter muscle (M) in patients with anorectal malformations (ARMs). This study evaluates the effect of anesthetic agents and M relaxants on sEMG findings...
  98. ncbi Presacral teratoma in a Curarrino syndrome woman with an unreported insertion in MNX1 gene
    Yi Hsin Lin
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 50:512-4. 2011
    ..Currarino syndrome (CS) comprises a presacral mass, anorectal malformation, and a sacral bony defect. It is rarely reported in the gynecological field...
  99. ncbi Psychosocial and cognitive consequences of major neonatal surgery
    Akio Kubota
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka Medical Center and Research Institute for Maternal and Child Health, Osaka, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 46:2250-3. 2011
    ..To evaluate the long-term quality of life (QOL) of patients who had undergone major neonatal surgery, the psychosocial and cognitive consequences of neonatal surgical stress were assessed when the patients reached school age...
  100. ncbi Acute colonic obstruction from Ladd bands: a unique complication from intestinal malrotation
    Tal Raphaeli
    Department of Surgery, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98115, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 45:630-1. 2010
    ..However, acute obstruction of the colon from Ladd bands has not been previously described. We report a case of complete obstruction of the hepatic flexure of the colon secondary to a Ladd band in a previously healthy teenage boy...
  101. ncbi Incidence of septicemia immediately after elective gastrointestinal contrast procedures in infants: a cohort study
    Ziad Abu-Sharar
    Children s and Women s Health Center of British Columbia, British Columbia, Canada
    J Pediatr Surg 45:507-12. 2010
    ..Sepsis is a documented complication of gastrointestinal contrast procedures in neonates. However, the identification of preventive measures is hampered by a lack of data on its incidence and risk factors...

Research Grants9

  1. FUNCTION OF A GROWTH INDUCED GENE IN LIVER REGENERATION
    KLAUS KAESTNER; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  2. ETB IN REGULATION OF RENAL SODIUM HANDLING
    CHERYL GARIEPY; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  3. SACRAL CREST CELLS AND ENTERIC NEURODEVELOPMENT
    Raj Kapur; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The results of this study will further our understanding of normal enteric neurodevelopment and congenital disorders of intestinal motility. ..
  4. Expression profiling of human islets
    KLAUS KAESTNER; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  5. Neural crest stem cell Transplantation in the Treatment of Hirschsprung Disease
    CHERYL GARIEPY; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This will alter gene expression not only in the NCSC but in all of its daughter cells. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  6. Development of C57BL/6 ES cell technology for high thoughput use.
    KLAUS KAESTNER; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  7. FUNCTIONAL GENOMICS OF THE BETA-CELL
    KLAUS KAESTNER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The new resources generated through this project will be made available to the NIDDK-funded biotechnology centers and the diabetes research community at large. ..
  8. Liver Biology, Development and Disease
    KLAUS KAESTNER; Fiscal Year: 2008
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