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The role of minimally invasive surgery in pediatric trauma: a collective review.
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PMID:  23989525     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Although minimally invasive surgery (MIS) has been utilized in selective trauma patients, there a relative paucity of literature on its role in both blunt and penetrating trauma in the pediatric population. Our purpose is to review the current literature on the role of MIS in abdominal and thoracic pediatric trauma. A review of the literature, indications, risks, and benefits of MIS in trauma will be presented. Relevant literature was obtained from use of the PubMed database.
Authors:
Nicole E Sharp; George W Holcomb
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-8-29
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric surgery international     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1437-9813     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr. Surg. Int.     Publication Date:  2013 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-8-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8609169     Medline TA:  Pediatr Surg Int     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO, 64108, USA.
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