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Surgical treatment of Hirschsprung’s disease at the National Children’s .. Enfermedad de Hirschprung. Fantobal-Rojas A. Constipación crónica en el niño. La enfermedad de Hirschsprung es un trastorno congénito infrecuente (afecta aproximadamente a 1 de cada recién nacidos en EE. UU.) que provoca. El estreñimiento se debe diferenciar de la enfermedad de Hirschsprung y de alteraciones anatómicas y metabólicas. La evaluación clínica incluye una historia.

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Medicina12 1 Primary versus staged pull-through for the treatment of Hirschsprung disease. Reliability of intraoperative frozen sections in the management of Hirschsprung’s disease.

Hirschsprung Disease HD or Congenital Megacolon is an anomaly that is characterized mainly for the absence of ganglion cells in the myenteric plexus and submucosal in a variable segment of the intestine. The mean age at presentation for children hisrchsprung Barbados was four months range from day one of life to 32 months compared with a mean of 62 months ranging from day one of life to 24 years for referrals outside Barbados. The recently acquired rectal suction biopsy at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital ought to help in early diagnosis, but also eliminates the need for an open rectal biopsy, se has to be performed under a general anaesthesia unlike a rectal suction biopsy which can be performed without general hirscgsprung.

Transanal endorectal pull-through for Hirschsprung’s disease. The rate of complications for single stage procedures is comparable to that seen in patients having a preliminary stoma but without the associated added complications of stomas.

Enfermedad de Hirschsprung

Articles Cases Courses Quiz. The questionnaire sought to assess the following: It should be noted however that the depicted transition zone on the contrast enema is not accurate at determining the transition between absent and present ganglion cells.


An analysis of patients. Six of the children presenting in the neonatal period, did so within 48 hours of life with intestinal obstruction vomiting and abdominal distension and had laparotomy. The 11 children excluded from long-term follow-up included two with total colonic HD – one of whom had definitive surgery elsewhere, three who were lost to follow-up, one child whose parents declined to take part in the study, one child awaiting definitive surgery, one child hirschspdung had a stoma at the time of study and three who did not have a Martin’s modified Duhamel procedure as definitive surgery for Nuos.

A developmental model and approach. Children referred from the surrounding Caribbean islands were referred enefrmedad an older age, but enfermead overall outcome was not worse than local Barbadian patients. Article in pdf format Article in xml format Article references How to cite this article Automatic translation Send this article by e-mail.

Progress in management and diagnostics. Support Radiopaedia and see fewer ads. The affected bowel is of smaller caliber and thus depending on the length of segment affected variable amounts of colonic distension are present.

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Hirschsprung’s disease at the University Hospital of the West Indies. These two children were 26 months and 38 months at the time of assessment and were 38 months and 22 months post definitive surgery.

Mechanisms of idiopathic constipation: Case 3 Case 3. While transportation and poor communication systems may indeed be a challenge for the Caribbean, especially in the presence of multiple small islands, a number of factors make routine use enfwrmedad the primary pull-through procedure inappropriate for the Caribbean, if not impossible.


The Congenital Megacolon presents agonglionosis in different lengths of the intestine; many times associated to other congenital anomalies. Pediatr Surg Int ; 1: The majority of children enfermeead in the neonatal period 10the rest being referred during infancy 7childhood 8 and adulthood 1.

Laparoscopic-assisted approaches for the definitive surgery for Hirschsprung’s disease. The frequency of HD at young edges is higher on men, but as the edge grows, it occurs more in women.

Data from patients’ notes were collected to establish demographics, including age at referral and at definitive surgery, gender, presenting symptoms, presence of any associated anomalies, family history, surgical intervention s and definitive procedure.

Hence NEC in the term infant should raise one’s suspicion and a rectal suction biopsy performed to exclude HD Currenl Problems in Surg. Hirschsprung disease affects approximately 1: Changes in colorectal function in severe idiopathic chronic constipalion. Special reference to histochemical determination of the acetylcholinesterase activity.

Where this is successful, the prognosis is good. False-positive intra-operative frozen sections reported in centres where experienced pathologists are unavailable can have serious consequences Primary aganglionosis associated with imperforate anus review of the litcraturc pcrtinent to one observation. Diagnostic Imaging in children with acute chest and abdominal disorders.

Hence, functional obstruction develops as a result of a spasm in the denervated colon.