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Chapter 24 - Abdominal Masses

Neuroblastoma

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  30 November 2019

Adam C. Adler
Affiliation:
Texas Children's Hospital
Arvind Chandrakantan
Affiliation:
Texas Children's Hospital
Ronald S. Litman
Affiliation:
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
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Summary

This chapter, reviews the basics for children undergoing abdominal mass resections. Combined with the chapter on nephroblastoma, the authors discuss the incidence, diagnosis and perioperative considerations for patients undergoing resection of large abdominal tumors. The anesthetic evaluation and planning for these patients is presented with the relative tumor specific management principles.

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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2019

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Irwin, MS, Park, JR. Neuroblastoma: paradigm for precision medicine. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2015 ; 62:225–56.CrossRefGoogle ScholarPubMed
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