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Medicine and Surgery


Wireless capsule endoscopy detects Meckel's diverticulum in a child with unexplained intestinal blood loss.

Xinias I, Mavroudi A, Fotoulaki M, Tsikopoulos G, Kalampakas A, Imvrios G.

Source‎: Case Rep Gastroenterol 2012;6(3):650-9.

Indexed‎: PubMed 23139657

DOI‎: 10.1159/000343593

Capsule endoscopy performed across the pediatric age range: indications, incomplete studies, and utility in management of inflammatory bowel disease.

Jensen MK, Tipnis NA, Bajorunaite R, Sheth MK, Sato TT, Noel RJ.

Source‎: Gastrointest Endosc 2010;72(1):95-102.

Indexed‎: PubMed 20472231

DOI‎: 10.1016/j.gie.2010.01.016

Major hepatectomy in children: approaching blood transfusion-free.

Lin CC, Chen CL, Cheng YF, Chiu KW, Jawan B, Hsaio CC.

Source‎: World J Surg 2006;30(6):1115-9.

Indexed‎: PubMed 16736345

Wireless capsule endoscopy for obscure small-bowel disorders: final results of the first pediatric controlled trial.

Guilhon de Araujo Sant'Anna AM, Dubois J, Miron MC, Seidman EG.

Source‎: Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2005;3(3):264-70.

Indexed‎: PubMed 15765446

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