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2009-03-18 10:13:15

Surgery at Loyola Makes it Possible to Attach Prosthesis with Magnets.

2008-08-20 00:00:39

By Risha Chitlangia New Delhi: The paediatric surgery department at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) is conducting a pilot study to see the effects of stem cell in treating biliary atresia, which results in liver cirrhosis.

2008-07-06 15:00:28

By Talia Sampson, Ventura County Star, Calif. Jul. 6--Five-month-old Rayne Riggleman giggles as she sits on her mother's lap, her blue eyes locked on the shiny skull ring on the hand of her father, who strokes her cheek affectionately.

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Duodenal Atresia
2013-07-19 15:38:56

Duodenal atresia is a congenital closure of the lumen of the duodenum, which is the first portion of the small intestine and is separated from the stomach by the pyloric sphincter. During fetal development, the duodenum develops from the posterior portion of the foregut and the anterior portion of the midgut. The liver and pancreas originate from the diverticulum arising from the ventral part of the duodenum, and the bile duct runs along the ventral free side of the duodenum. Rotation and...

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