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International Journal of Pediatrics
Volume 2009, Article ID 175963, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2009/175963
Clinical Study

The Modified Kimura's Technique for the Treatment of Duodenal Atresia

1Pediatric and Neonatal Surgery Unit, Department of Medical and Surgical Pediatrics, University of Messina, Policlinico Universitario G. Martino, Viale Gazzi 1, 98100 Messina, Italy
2Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, University of Messina, 98100 Messina, Italy

Received 27 November 2008; Accepted 31 March 2009

Academic Editor: Kannan Laksmi Narasimhan

Copyright © 2009 Biagio Zuccarello et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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