Timing of surgery for prenatally diagnosed asymptomatic choledochal cysts: a prospective randomized study

Mei Diao, Long Li, Wei Cheng

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Abstract

Choledochal cysts (CDCs) are increasingly being diagnosed antenatally. The timing of surgery in this group of patients is unclear. We undertook a prospective randomized trial to establish the optimal timing of surgery for prenatally diagnosed asymptomatic CDCs.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)506 - 512
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Pediatric Surgery
Volume47
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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Timing of surgery for prenatally diagnosed asymptomatic choledochal cysts: a prospective randomized study. / Diao, Mei; Li, Long; Cheng, Wei.

In: Journal of Pediatric Surgery, Vol. 47, No. 3, 2012, p. 506 - 512.

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