Heterotaxy syndrome and malrotation: does isomerism influence risk and decision to treat.

@article{Hill2014HeterotaxySA,
  title={Heterotaxy syndrome and malrotation: does isomerism influence risk and decision to treat.},
  author={Sarah J. Hill and Kurt F. Heiss and Rohit Mittal and Martha L. Clabby and Megan M. Durham and Richard R. Ricketts and M. Wulkan},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={49 6},
  pages={934-7; discussion 937}
}
PURPOSE Controversy remains regarding the management of the asymptomatic heterotaxy syndrome (HS) patient with suspected intestinal rotational abnormalities. We evaluated the outcomes for our HS population to identify frequency of malrotation and identify characteristics of children who might benefit from expectant management. METHODS After IRB approval, a retrospective review of all patients treated for HS at a large tertiary care children's hospital between January 2008 and June 2012 was… CONTINUE READING
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