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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It is the most frequent cause of the lower neonatal intestinal obstruction. The affected bowel is of smaller caliber and thus depending on the length of segment affected variable amounts of colonic distension are present.

Long-term outcome after Hirschsprung’s disease: However, despite advances in surgical procedures, some patients continue to have signs of persistent bowel dysfunction even in the presence of adequate resection of the aganglionic segment.

Organic constipalion in adults. Venugopal S, Reginald A. Three of the children had a positive family history of HD. Long-term anorectal function after Duhamel operation for Hirschsprung’s disease.


Ineluding sixty-seven consecutive Endorectal Pullthrough procedures. The child requiring use of both laxatives and enemas was the only one in the series with regular periods of absenteeism from school.

Articles Cases Courses Quiz. The aetiology of the persistent bowel dysfunction in these patients remains controversial, but is noted to improve with age, in particular fecal incontinence 4.

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Children referred from the surrounding Caribbean islands were referred at an older age, but their overall outcome was not worse than local Barbadian patients.

However, many factors outlined by Somme 8 which will affect earlier enfernedad and referral have improved and will hirschsprnug to improve throughout the Caribbean. Hence NEC in the term infant should raise one’s suspicion and a rectal suction biopsy performed to exclude HD Long term outcome was assessed by the use of a simple questionnaire which was completed by the authors after personal or telephone contact with patients, their parents or guardians or the referring physician.

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hiirschsprung Primary laparoscopic pullthrough for Hirschsprung’s disease in infants and children. The questionnaire sought to assess the following: Findings are primarily those of a bowel obstruction. The mean time to follow-up was 64 months ranging from two to months. About Blog Go ad-free. Ahsense of serotonergic neurons in the aganglionic colon. Only two children of the 16 assessed soiled all the time [Wingspread Group 1V] Table 3.

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The hirschpsrung children with Grade 1V continence emfermedad both developmentally delayed, one child having cerebral palsy with a perinatal history of maternal pregnancy-induced hypertension and fetal distress at birth and the other having congenital hydrocephalus.


Data from patients notes were collected to establish demographics, including age at referral and definitive surgery, gender, presenting symptoms, surgical intervention s and definitive procedure. All patients with Hirschsprung’s disease HD who had definitive surgery at the said institution over a year period between July nips June were identified from hospital records. Edit article Share article View revision history. How to cite this article. Semin Pediatr Surg ; A new variant of colonic ganglion cell disorders.

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 of the primary pull-through procedure inappropriate for the Caribbean, if not impossible.

In the study group hirscysprung patients, the majority were fully continent Wingspread Groupl at a mean follow-up of 64 months. An analysis of patients.

Gastrointestinal function after surgical correction of Hirschsprung’s Disease: Somme S, Langer JC. The clinical presentation changes between children and adults. Prediction of the outcome of pull-through surgery for Hirschsprung’s disease using acetylcholinesterase activity.