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Robot assisted pediatric surgery: review of comparative studies focusing on complications

Abstract Robotic surgery, has had a progressive development also in the pediatric field. The aim of this report is to revise the existing pediatric literature focusing on the incidence of complications in robot-assisted surgery (RAS) compared to conventional minimally invasive surgery (MIS) and open approaches. We selected comparative studies published in Pubmed database. We found […]

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Figure 3. Intraoperative evidence of hernia developed through previous laparoscopic access.

Laparoscopic surgery in children: abdominal wall complications

Abstract Minimal invasive surgery has become the standard of care for operations involving the thoracic and abdominal cavities for all ages. Laparoscopic complications can occur as well as more invasive surgical procedures and we can classify them into non-specific and specific. Our goal is to analyze the most influential available scientific literature and to expose […]

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Management of pediatric pheochromocytoma. A review of the literature

  ABSTRACT Introduction Pheochromocytoma is a tumor originated from the chromaffin tissue of the adrenal medulla or from extra-adrenal paraganglionic tissue. Pheochromocytomasare extremely rare in the pediatric population, accounting for 1% of pediatric hypertension. Material and Methods The Authors conduced a systematic review of the pediatric PCC focusing on the indications and surgical technique. Results […]

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