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Peritoneovenous shunting is an effective treatment for intractable ascites.

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AIM AND METHODS: A retrospective review was carried out of children undergoing peritoneovenous shunting for intractable ascites. RESULTS: 11 children, aged 3 months to 12 years (median 31 months) underwent peritoneovenous shunting over the past 17 years. The duration of ascites ranged from one month to 2.5 years (median two months). The primary pathology consisted of previous surgery in eight (three neuroblastoma, one renal carcinoma, one hepatoblastoma, one adrenal teratoma, one renal artery...

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10.1136/pgmj.2004.023663

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Postgraduate medical journal
Volume:
81
Issue:
954
Pages:
259-261
Publication date:
2005-04-05
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EISSN:
1469-0756
ISSN:
0032-5473
URN:
uuid:3e637fe4-71b5-4db7-9f46-8b984a635799
Source identifiers:
414610
Local pid:
pubs:414610

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