Laparoscopic Pediatric Inguinal Hernia Repair

Oct 25, 2017 by in PEDIATRICS Comments Off on Laparoscopic Pediatric Inguinal Hernia Repair

Fig. 38.1. Inguinal anatomy of a left-sided hernia as seen laparoscopically. Note the vas deferens medial to the internal ring, the spermatic vessels lateral to the internal ring, and the…

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Laparoscopic Splenectomy

Oct 25, 2017 by in PEDIATRICS Comments Off on Laparoscopic Splenectomy

Fig. 44.1. Key anatomic landmarks for laparoscopic splenectomy. From Kathouda N. Laparoscopic Splenectomy. In: The SAGES Manual Volume 2: Advanced Laparoscopy and Endoscopy, Third Edition. Nguyen NT, Scott-Conner CEH, eds….

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Pediatric Endoscopic Instrumentation

Oct 25, 2017 by in PEDIATRICS Comments Off on Pediatric Endoscopic Instrumentation

Fig. 3.1. Chest X-ray showing radiopaque foreign body in the upper esophagus in the region of the cricopharyngeus muscle. Surgical Indications The presence of foreign body in the esophagus on…

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Laparoscopic Epigastric Hernia Repair

Oct 25, 2017 by in PEDIATRICS Comments Off on Laparoscopic Epigastric Hernia Repair

Fig. 39.1. The peritoneum is opened bluntly at the site of the epigastric hernia and incarcerated fat (asterisk) is removed by traction. Fig. 39.2. Once the fat has been removed,…

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Thoracoscopic Approach to Pediatric Mediastinal Masses

Oct 25, 2017 by in PEDIATRICS Comments Off on Thoracoscopic Approach to Pediatric Mediastinal Masses

Anterior Middle Posterior Lymphoma Undifferentiated sarcoma Neuroblastoma Germ cell tumor Lymphoma Ganglioneuroma Thymic masses Foregut duplication cysts Ganglioneuroblastoma Undifferentiated sarcoma Lymphangioma PNET Rhabdomyosarcoma Rhabdomyosarcoma Lipoma Lipoma Hemangioma Lymphangioma Hemangioma Lipoma…

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Laparoscopic Treatment of Biliary Atresia

Oct 25, 2017 by in PEDIATRICS Comments Off on Laparoscopic Treatment of Biliary Atresia

Fig. 42.1. Types of biliary atresia. From Hartley JL, Davenport M, Kelly DA. Biliary atresia. Lancet 2009 Nov 14;374(9702):1704–1713. Reprinted with permission from Elsevier Limited. In our institution, we advocate…

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Laparoscopic Resection of Renal Masses

Oct 25, 2017 by in PEDIATRICS Comments Off on Laparoscopic Resection of Renal Masses

Benign Malignant Angiomyolipoma Wilms’ tumor (unilateral or bilateral) Renal pseudotumor Clear cell tumor Metanephric adenoma Renal cell carcinoma Multicystic nephroma Mesoblastic nephroma Reninoma Rhabdoid tumor Ossifying renal tumor of infancy…

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Laparoscopic Meckel’s Diverticulectomy

Oct 25, 2017 by in PEDIATRICS Comments Off on Laparoscopic Meckel’s Diverticulectomy

Fig. 31.1. (a) Meckel’s diverticulum, (b) omphalomesenteric fistula, (c) omphalomesenteric cyst, and (d) remnant vitelline artery/fibrous cord. Pathophysiology Meckel’s diverticulum is located on the antimesenteric border of the ileum and…

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