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Use of a truss to maintain inguinal hernia reduction in a very low birth weight infant.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7595774     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Trusses are not usually used in management of inguinal hernia of the very low birth weight infant. A potential benefit of this therapy is maintenance of hernia reduction, thus delaying operative repair until the infant is larger and healthier. We designed a safe and effective truss with supplies found in most neonatal intensive care units.
J W Ruderman; J B Schick; M Sherman; Y Reagan; G Hanks; J J Weitzman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0743-8346     ISO Abbreviation:  J Perinatol     Publication Date:    1995 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-07-28     Completed Date:  1995-07-28     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8501884     Medline TA:  J Perinatol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  143-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
UCI School of Medicine, Department of Neonatology, Tarzana Regional Medical Center 91356, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Hernia, Inguinal / pathology,  therapy*
Infant, Low Birth Weight*
Infant, Newborn

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