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  1. Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) is the most common cause of ambiguous genitalia with an incidence of 1 in 15,000 live births. Surgical reconstruction for girls with CAH and urogenital sinus (UGS) is a gre...

    Authors: Ahmed Oshiba, Khaled Ashour, Ahmed Khairi, Sameh Shehata, Shaymaa ElSayed and Essam Elhalaby
    Citation: Annals of Pediatric Surgery 2020 16:13
  2. Appendicitis is a common cause of acute abdomen in pediatrics. Although various criteria have been suggested in early diagnosis of appendicitis, these criteria are not as applicable for pediatric patients. Bec...

    Authors: Parisa Hajalioghli, Soroush Mostafavi and Mohammad Mirza-Aghazadeh-Attari
    Citation: Annals of Pediatric Surgery 2020 16:12
  3. Amyand’s hernia (AH) is defined as protrusion of the vermiform appendix within the sac of the inguinal hernia and usually misdiagnosed as obstructed hernia. It is more common in pediatric patients but there ar...

    Authors: Hisham A. Almetaher, Mohammed A. Mansour and Mohamed A. Arafa
    Citation: Annals of Pediatric Surgery 2020 16:14
  4. Morgagni hernia (MH) is a rare diaphragmatic hernia with nonspecific symptoms and variable presentation. MH is managed surgically via laparotomy or a thoracotomy. Recently, laparoscopy was described for the re...

    Authors: Osama A. Bawazir, Anies Mahomed, Amira Fayyad, Elham Bagaryn, Abdullah Bawazir and Rahaf Mandora
    Citation: Annals of Pediatric Surgery 2020 16:11
  5. We sought to improve the care of pediatric patients with possible appendicitis by decreasing unnecessary CT scanning. In an early QI initiative, we systematically emphasized the superiority of Ultrasonography ...

    Authors: Sidney M. Johnson, Devin P. Puapong, Charles Peebles, Kelli Ishihara, Kenneth Bogenberger and Russell K. Woo
    Citation: Annals of Pediatric Surgery 2020 16:10
  6. Recto-perineal fistula is a common anorectal anomaly, affecting both males and females. The anus is abnormally anteriorly located and is usually stenotic. Management of recto-perineal fistula is a dialectic pr...

    Authors: Moustafa Mohamed Mahmoud Bayoumi, Ayman Mostafa Allam and Amr Abdelhamid AbouZeid
    Citation: Annals of Pediatric Surgery 2020 16:7
  7. Gastroschisis is onea of the major abdominal wall defects encountered commonly in pediatric surgery. Whereas complete reduction and abdominal closure is achieved easily sometimes, a daunting situation arises w...

    Authors: Philemon E. Okoro and Charles Ngaikedi
    Citation: Annals of Pediatric Surgery 2020 16:5
  8. Although percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is considered simple and effective, major complications have been reported because of the partly blind placement technique. Laparoscopic gastrostomy was descr...

    Authors: Hesham M. Sheir, Tamer A. Wafa, Abdelrahman Elshafey and Mohamed Elzohiri
    Citation: Annals of Pediatric Surgery 2020 16:6
  9. Persistent cloaca or cloacal anomalies represent a special category of anorectal anomalies affecting the female sex with a reported incidence of about one in 25,000 live birth.

    Authors: Amr Abdelhamid AbouZeid, Ahmed Bassiouny Radwan, Mohamed Eldebeiky and Sameh Abdel Hay
    Citation: Annals of Pediatric Surgery 2020 16:3
  10. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) has considered the gold standard for the treatment of symptomatic gallstones. The “marionette” technique is a surgical technique for performing a safe, two-incision laparoscop...

    Authors: Mohamed A. Shehata, Abdelmotaleb E. Ebeid and Ashraf A. El Attar
    Citation: Annals of Pediatric Surgery 2020 16:2
  11. Lymphatic malformations are rare benign cystic tumors that result from localized disordered embryologic development of the lymphatic system and can develop anywhere in the body, predominantly in the head and n...

    Authors: Moaied A. Hassan, Hasan K. Gatea and Thura K. Ja’afar
    Citation: Annals of Pediatric Surgery 2020 16:1
  12. Infantile hemangioma (IH) is the commonest vascular tumor affecting children that appears in the first 2 weeks of life and follows a proliferative phase that continues during the first year of life. After then...

    Authors: Ali Farooq Al-Mayoof, Ali Egab Joda and Osama Esmaeel Almushhadany
    Citation: Annals of Pediatric Surgery 2019 15:8
  13. In hypospadias surgery, despite continued refinement of various surgical procedures, there is no completely satisfactory technique in terms of complications and cosmesis. In recent literature, urethral mobiliz...

    Authors: Naveed Haider, Imran Hashim, Muhammad Asif Iqbal, Arsalan Raza Wasti, Soban Hameed Chaudhary, Armaghan Ahmad and Muhammad Saleem
    Citation: Annals of Pediatric Surgery 2019 15:6
  14. Evaluating blood ordering and subsequent development of a blood ordering schedule can decrease over-ordering of blood among pediatric surgical patients. The objective is to assess our practice of blood utiliza...

    Authors: Johann Paulo S. Guzman, Leandro L. Resurreccion III and Maria Beatriz P. Gepte
    Citation: Annals of Pediatric Surgery 2019 15:4
  15. Most children have a successful outcome after a pull-through for Hirschsprung’s disease. Some may have persisting symptoms after the pull-through. They could be managed conservatively, need minor surgical proc...

    Authors: Mohammed Elsherbeny and Sameh Abdelhay
    Citation: Annals of Pediatric Surgery 2019 15:2
  16. Circumcision is one of the commonest surgical procedures performed yet the most controversial worldwide. Although various reasons have been suggested in support of circumcision, the pain and stress that accomp...

    Authors: Olakayode O. Ogundoyin, Dare I. Olulana, Taiwo A. Lawal and Felix O. Kumolalo
    Citation: Annals of Pediatric Surgery 2019 15:1