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COMPLICATIONS AFTER TRANSABDOMINAL SOAVE’S PROCEDURE IN CHILDREN WITH HIRSCHSPRUNG’S DISEASE

Shahnam ASKARPOUR Mehran PEYVASTEH Mohammad Hossein IMANIPOUR Hazhir JAVAHERIZADEH Saeed HESAM About the authors

ABSTRACT

Background:

Hirschsprung’s disease is a congenital disorder that causes functional obstruction of large bowel.

Aim:

To evaluate complication and bowel function score of children with Hirschsprung’s disease who underwent transabdominal Soave’s procedure.

Methods:

In this study all the children with Hirschsprung’s disease who underwent transabdominal Soave procedure were evaluated regarding bowel function and complication of trans-abdominal Soave’s procedure.

Results:

Were enrolled 160 children. Enterocolitis and constipation were seen in 15% of the cases. Fecal incontinency was the least frequent study which was seen in 1% of the children.

Conclusion:

Constipation and enterocolitis was the most frequent complication following transabdominal Soave technique.

HEADINGS:
Constipatio; Hirschsprung diseas; Enterocoliti

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