Journal of Minimal Access Surgery

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Year : 2008  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 83--84

Laparoscopic Ladd procedure in infants: Report of three cases from a developing country

Mohammed A Youssef 
 Department of Paediatric Surgery, Alexandria Hospital for Sick Children, Health Insurance Authority, Alexandria, Egypt

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Infants with intestinal malrotation present with bilious emesis and the diagnosis is generally obtained by an upper gastrointestinal barium study. Malrotation is suspected if the ligament of Treitz is not positioned to the left of the vertebral body. Three patients were admitted to our department from March 2006 to May 2007, aged three weeks,one month and eight months, weighing 3,3.200 and 8 kg respectively to whom laparoscopic Ladd«SQ»s procedure was done successfully.


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Youssef MA. Laparoscopic Ladd procedure in infants: Report of three cases from a developing country.J Min Access Surg 2008;4:83-84


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Youssef MA. Laparoscopic Ladd procedure in infants: Report of three cases from a developing country. J Min Access Surg [serial online] 2008 [cited 2021 Apr 14 ];4:83-84
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