Paediatric surgery

Matthew D. Gardiner and Neil R. Borley

in Training in Surgery

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780199204755
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753145 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Speciality Training

Paediatric surgery

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This chapter begins by discussing the basic principles of paediatric anatomy and physiology and paediatric abdominal pain before focusing on the key areas of knowledge, namely congenital abdominal wall defects, anorectal malformations, miscellaneous neonatal conditions, infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis, intussusception, penile conditions, testicular torsion, epididymitis and orchitis, infantile inguinal hernia and hydrocele, and testicular maldescent. The chapter concludes with relevant case-based discussions.

Chapter.  10328 words. 

Subjects: Professional Development in Medicine ; Paediatric Surgery

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