Sameh Shehata

Alexandria University

Prof. Sameh Shehata is professor and past chairman of the Pediatric Surgery Department, Faculty of Medicine, University of Alexandria, Egypt. He is the past president of the Egyptian Association of Pediatric Surgeons (EPSA). Dr. Shehata is president-elect of the World Federation of Associations of Pediatric Surgeons (WOFAPS), and the Current president of the IPEG Middle East Chapter. Dr. Shehata is the creator of the technique of laparoscopic traction for the intra-abdominal testis known as Shehata technique, that is widely practiced now in many centers worldwide. Dr. Shehata is the admin of the largest online pediatric surgery forum (The pediatric surgeon’s lounge) and is also among the editorial board of many national and international pediatric surgery journals.

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Pediatric Surgery, Flowcharts and Clinical Algorithms is an updated review of some common pediatric surgical problems. The authors of the chapters have made a full review of the selected topics including the basic science facts necessary for the proper understanding of conditions (anatomy, physiology and embryology), such as gastrointestinal disorders, abdominal wall defects, choledochal cysts, and others, with special emphasis on antenatal diagnosis and management.A flow chart (or management algorithm) is included to facilitate decision making in choice of the proper diagnostic tools or the most efficient surgical (or non-surgical) strategy.The book is intended for pediatric surgeons, pediatricians, and researchers in any of the topics included.

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