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A contemporary snapshot of circumcision in US children's hospitals.

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Summary of "A contemporary snapshot of circumcision in US children's hospitals."

In 2012, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) concluded the health benefits of circumcision during the neonatal period outweigh the risks. This study describes recent trends in male circumcision in freestanding children's hospitals in the United States.

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Name: Journal of pediatric surgery
ISSN: 1531-5037
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