Correlation between radiographic transition zone and level of aganglionosis in Hirschsprung's disease: Implications for surgical approach.

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BACKGROUND/PURPOSE The anticipated level of aganglionosis can influence the surgical approach to Hirschsprung's disease. The aim of this study was to determine the accuracy of the contrast enema in predicting this level. METHODS Over a 6-year period (1995 through 2000), 88 patients with Hirschsprung's disease underwent surgical correction. Preoperative… (More)

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