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The use of stomas in the early management of Hirschsprung’s Disease: Findings of a National, Prospective Cohort Study

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Background

Primary pull-through without a stoma has become preferred practice in managing Hirschsprung’s disease (HD). The aims of this study were to establish stoma rate and identify factors associated with stoma formation in a population-based cohort in the UK and Ireland.

Methods

Live-born infants with HD were prospectively identified in all 28 specialist paediatric surgical units in the UK and Ireland between October 2010 to September 2012. Method of colonic d...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2017.05.008

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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, NPEU
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, NPEU
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Pediatric Surgery Journal website
Volume:
52
Issue:
9
Pages:
1451-1457
Publication date:
2017-05-05
Acceptance date:
2017-05-10
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EISSN:
1531-5037
ISSN:
0022-3468
Pubs id:
pubs:697365
URN:
uri:2bf790c2-a2e2-4722-a6ed-0d914b4b2b11
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uuid:2bf790c2-a2e2-4722-a6ed-0d914b4b2b11
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pubs:697365

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