Fiberoptic transillumination

A new tool for the pediatric surgeon

James R. Buck, William H. Weintraub, Arnold G. Coran, Michael L. Wyman, Lawrence R. Kuhns

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Abstract

Transillumination (TI) is a safe and reliable technique for evaluating masses or the presence of free air in the thorax or abdomen. TI can also be of help in the accurate placement of catheters or needles in the chest, abdomen, bladder, or vessels. Its use in several hundred cases has been documented by this report.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)451-463
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of Pediatric Surgery
Volume12
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 1977
Externally publishedYes

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Transillumination
Abdomen
Thorax
Pediatrics
Needles
Urinary Bladder
Catheters
Air
Surgeons

Keywords

  • Transillumination

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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Buck, J. R., Weintraub, W. H., Coran, A. G., Wyman, M. L., & Kuhns, L. R. (1977). Fiberoptic transillumination: A new tool for the pediatric surgeon. Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 12(3), 451-463. https://doi.org/10.1016/0022-3468(77)90024-0

Fiberoptic transillumination : A new tool for the pediatric surgeon. / Buck, James R.; Weintraub, William H.; Coran, Arnold G.; Wyman, Michael L.; Kuhns, Lawrence R.

In: Journal of Pediatric Surgery, Vol. 12, No. 3, 1977, p. 451-463.

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Buck, JR, Weintraub, WH, Coran, AG, Wyman, ML & Kuhns, LR 1977, 'Fiberoptic transillumination: A new tool for the pediatric surgeon', Journal of Pediatric Surgery, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 451-463. https://doi.org/10.1016/0022-3468(77)90024-0
Buck, James R. ; Weintraub, William H. ; Coran, Arnold G. ; Wyman, Michael L. ; Kuhns, Lawrence R. / Fiberoptic transillumination : A new tool for the pediatric surgeon. In: Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 1977 ; Vol. 12, No. 3. pp. 451-463.
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