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Harmonic Focus scalpel for treatment of Wilms’ tumor in child

[Notes from practice]
Sergey Minaev; Igor Kirgizov; Nikolay Bykov; Igor Gerasimenko; Kirill Kirgizov; Margarita Gevandova;

Case report of 1-year patient with damaging of Wilms’ tumor (Stage IV). According to the current staging and treatment SIOP 9 protocol, patient received the preoperative chemotherapy. Harmonic Focus Scalpel provided reliable and safe option for Wilms’ tumor resection in the child, lesser operative time and good postoperative recovery.

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Keywords: Wilms’ tumor, treatment, Harmonic Focus Scalpel


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