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 […]
Review articles on topics of current interest
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 […]
Invited Lectures : Prof. Antonio Ruggiero Division of Pediatric Oncology, Hospital Foundation Gemelli Sacred Heart Catholic University of Rome Prof. Mario Lima Division of Pediatric Surgery, University of Bologna, Saint’Orsola Hospital Bologna Prof. Girolamo Mattioli University of Genova, Istituto Giannina Gaslini Genova
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 […]
Congenital malformations of the lung (CML) are rare but potentially dangerous congenital malformations. Their identification is important in order to define the most appropriate management.
Varicocele is the most frequently diagnosed andrological condition requiring surgery in pediatric and adolescent patients. Surveys reported that 15-20% of young people aged between 10 and 14 years has varicocele of any grade. The gold standard to treat varicocele in pediatric age and adolescence is yet to be found.