Iranian Journal of Pediatrics

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Pediatric Intussusception in Northern Iran: Comparison of Recurrent With Non-Recurrent Cases

Mohammad Reza Esmaeili-Dooki 1 , Leila Moslemi 1 , * , Abbas Hadipoor 1 , Soheil Osia 1 and Seyed-Abbas Fatemi 1
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1 Non-Communicable Pediatric Diseases Research Center, Health Research Institute, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, IR Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Pediatrics: April 28, 2016, 26 (2); e3898
  • Published Online: March 5, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: August 25, 2015
  • Accepted: November 29, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijp.3898

To Cite: Esmaeili-Dooki M R, Moslemi L, Hadipoor A, Osia S, Fatemi S. Pediatric Intussusception in Northern Iran: Comparison of Recurrent With Non-Recurrent Cases, Iran J Pediatr. 2016 ; 26(2):e3898. doi: 10.5812/ijp.3898.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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