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3Surgical considerations and challenges in the pediatric and adolescent gynecologic patient

Research paper by Serena H.ChanMDa, EduardoLara-TorreMDb

Indexed on: 12 Nov '17Published on: 01 Oct '17Published in: Best Practice & Research: Clinical Obstetrics & Gynaecology



Abstract

•Pelvic ultrasound and MRI are preferred for adnexal masses and Müllerian anomalies.•Anatomic differences in pediatric patients should be considered during laparoscopy.•Fertility preservation should be prioritized when operating on pediatric patients.•Pre-operative imaging should be considered for surgery for uterovaginal anomalies.•Multi-modal post-operative pain management is preferred in pediatric patients.