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African Journal of Paediatric Surgery

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2011| May-August  | Volume 8 | Issue 2  

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EDITORIAL COMMENTARY  
Acute appendicitis: A continuing challenge for both clinicians and pathologists p. 145
Christoph Brochhausen, Salmai Turial, James C Kirkpatrick
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ORIGINAL ARTICLES Top
Intestinal volvulus: Aetiology, morbidity and mortality in Tunisian children p. 147
Nouira Faouzi, Ben Ahmed Yosra, Jlidi Said, Ghorbel Soufiane, Charieg Aouatef, Khemakhem Rachid, Chaouachi Beji
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Anorectal malformations in neonates p. 151
Bilal Mirza, Lubna Ijaz, Muhammad Saleem, Muhammad Sharif, Afzal Sheikh
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Elastic stable intramedullary nailing in paediatric traumatology at Yopougon Teaching Hospital (Abidjan) p. 155
TH Odéhouri-Koudou, JC Gouli, JB Yao Kreh, S Tembély, O Ouattara, KR Dick
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Challenges and outcomes of management of anterior abdominal wall defects in a Nigerian tertiary hospital p. 159
Lukman O Abdur-Rahman, Nasir A Abdulrasheed, James O Adeniran
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Tunica vaginalis: An aid in hypospadias fistula repair: Our experience of 14 cases p. 164
Yogender Singh Kadian, Kamal Nain Rattan, Jagjit Singh, Mahavir Singh, Pradeep Kajal, Dheeraj Parihar
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Urinary lithiasis and urinary tract malformations in children: A retrospective study of 34 cases p. 168
Jamila Chahed, Riadh Jouini, Imed Krichene, Kaies Maazoun, Mohamed Ben Brahim, Abdellatif Nouri
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Role of Helicobacter pylori in the pathogenesis of infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis p. 172
Saeid Aslanabadi, Mandana Rafeey, Diana Diaz, Davood Pourhossein, Kamyar Ghabili, Mohammadali M Shoja, Devendra K Gupta
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Pneumatic reduction of intussusception in children at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital: An initial experience p. 176
Yaw Boateng Mensah, H Glover-Addy, Victor Etwire, Margaret B Twum, Samuel Asiamah, William Appeadu-Mensah, Afua A. J. Hesse
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Meeting the need for childhood cataract surgical services in Madagascar p. 182
Henry E Nkumbe, Herinjanahary C. L. Randrianotahina
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Surgical aspects of intestinal tuberculosis in children: Our experience p. 185
Bilal Mirza, Lubna Ijaz, Muhammad Saleem, Afzal Sheikh
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Septic hip dislocations in children in a developing country p. 190
Gabriel Ngom, Olivier Ngaringuem, Desiré Allumeti Munyali, Mbaye Fall, Oumar Ndour, Mamadou Ndoye
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Androgen insensitivity syndrome: Risk of malignancy and timing of surgery in a paediatric and adolescent population p. 194
Dragan Kravarusic, Emmanuelle Seguier-Lipszyc, Elad Feigin, Revital Nimri, Nessia Nagelberg, Enrique Freud
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Our experience in the management of infantile hydrocephalus: A study on thirty-five regrouped cases in Yaounde, Cameroon p. 199
FF Mouafo Tambo, V Djientcheu, A Chiabi, SA Mbarnjuk, YJ Walburga, E Mbonda, MA Sosso
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A modified technique for scrotal fixation during orchiopexy p. 203
Wagih M Ghnnam, Basem Saed, Hosam Ghazy
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Effects of intraperitoneal nitroglycerin on the strength and healing attitude of anastomosis of rat intestines with ischemia-reperfusion injury p. 206
Ahmet Oktay Cihan, Unal Bicakci, Burak Tander, Riza Rizalar, Bedri Kandemir, Ender Ariturk, Ferit Bernay
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CASE REPORTS Top
Laparoscopy in the management of emphysematous cholecystitis and secondary appendicitis in an 11-year-old child with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus p. 211
Kamalesh Pal
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Female epispadias p. 215
MV Krishna Shetty, A Bhaskaran, TK Sen
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Appendix vermiformis as a left pyelo-ureteral substitute in a 6-month-old girl with solitary kidney p. 218
Alexander Springer, Carlos A Reck, Renate Fartacek, Ernst Horcher
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Littre hernia in childhood: A case report with a brief review of the literature p. 221
Arzu Pampal, Elif Demirci Aksakal
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Laparoscopic dismembered pyeloplasty in a child with a relatively inaccessible intrarenal pelvis p. 225
Hannu Lintula, Hannu Kokki
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Giant macroglossia with persistent nonocclusion in a neonate p. 229
Philemon E Okoro, Oladimeji A Akadiri
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Gastric serosal tear due to congenital pyloric atresia: A rare anomaly, a rare complication p. 232
Mithat Gunaydin, Rizalar Rizalar, Asudan Tugçe Bozkurter, Burak Tander, Ender Ariturk, Ferit Bernay
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Apple-peel atresia presenting as foetal intestinal obstruction p. 235
Ashok Yadavrao Kshirsagar, Sushma Rajaram Desai, Mayur Anant Nagvekar, Gaurav Om Prakash Vasisth
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Mixed heterotopic gastrointestinal cyst and extranasal glial tissue of oral cavity with cleft palate p. 237
Teerthanath Srinivas, Kailkere Padma Shetty, Hariprasad Sinivas
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Yolk sac tumour of the penile shaft: A rare primary extra-gonadal presentation p. 241
Modupeola Omotara Samaila, Hussaini Y Maitama, Kabiru Abdullahi, Hyacinth Mbibu, Garba Dahiru Waziri
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Multiple anastomotic complications following repair of oesophageal atresia with tracheoesophageal fistula: A report of two cases p. 244
Prashant Jain, Pinaki R Debnath, Vishesh Jain, Rajiv Chadha, Subhasis R Choudhury, Archana Puri
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Spontaneous intestinal perforation in neonates: Is surgery always indicated? p. 249
Rizwan Ahmad Khan, Jai Kumar Mahajan, Kataragadda Lakshmi Narasimha Rao
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HOW I DO IT Top
"Spaghetti Maneuver": A useful tool in pediatric laparoscopy - Our experience p. 252
Antonio Marte, Silvia Cavaiuolo, Lucia Pintozzi, Maurizio Prezioso, Fabiano Nino, Sandra Coppola, Micaela Borrelli, Pio Parmeggiani
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Top
Meckel's diverticulum in a strangulated umbilical hernia p. 256
Ilker Sengul, Demet Sengul
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Spontaneous rupture of an umbilical hernia p. 257
Okechukwu Hyginus Ekwunife, AN Osuigwe
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Bilateral congenital diaphragmatic eventration: An unusual cause of respiratory distress in an infant p. 259
Kushaljit Singh Sodhi, KL Narsimhan, Anish Bhattacharya, N Khandelwal
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Transvesical direct visualization of Fogarty balloon catheter ablation of posterior urethral valves in the newborn p. 260
Seyed Mohammad Vahid Hosseini, Rasoul Khoshnavaz, Mohammad Zarenezhad, Shahram Paydar
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Spontaneous gall bladder torsion with gangrene in a child: A rare case p. 262
Manoj Joshi, VN Mahalakshmi
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Late presentation of Wilms' tumour to a tertiary hospital p. 263
Shaun S Tan, Kien Alfred Mteta
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Palm kernels impaction in anorectal malformation: An unusual presentation in an 8-year-old boy p. 264
Osarumwense David Osifo, Emem Imo Akpanudoh, Osasumwen Theophilus Osagie
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