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The diagnosis of cholecystitis and cholelithiasis is often straightforward, particularly when transabdominaal ultrasound (TUS) reveals gallstones or other abnormalities of the gallbladder. There remain many patients, however, with typical biliary pain and normal findings on TUS. This latter group...
Approximately 40% of children with a clinical unilateral inguinal hernia display a patent processus vaginalis on the contralateral side; half of these children subsequently develop an inguinal hernia. The management of this problem is still controversial. Different strategies to identify patients...