Bowel function and gastrointestinal quality of life among adults operated for Hirschsprung disease during childhood: a population-based study.

@article{Jarvi2010BowelFA,
  title={Bowel function and gastrointestinal quality of life among adults operated for Hirschsprung disease during childhood: a population-based study.},
  author={Kristiina Jarvi and Elina M Laitakari and Antti Ilmari Koivusalo and Risto Rintala and Mikko Petteri Pakarinen},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={252 6},
  pages={977-81}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess bowel function and gastrointestinal quality of life among adults with operated Hirschsprung's disease (HD). SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA Outcomes of HD extending to adulthood are unclear; bowel function and quality of life may deteriorate by aging. METHODS Bowel function and gastrointestinal quality of life were cross-sectionally assessed in a population-based manner among adults operated for HD during childhood between 1950 and 1986. Patients were interviewed during their… CONTINUE READING
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