Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis in premature infants: evaluation of sonographic criteria and short-term outcomes

@article{Cascio2013HypertrophicPS,
  title={Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis in premature infants: evaluation of sonographic criteria and short-term outcomes},
  author={Salvatore Cascio and Mairi J Steven and Hannah Livingstone and David Z. Young and Robert Carachi},
  journal={Pediatric Surgery International},
  year={2013},
  volume={29},
  pages={697-702}
}
To examine the sonographic measurements of pyloric muscle and pyloric thickness in premature infants with hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (HPS) and to correlate these measurements with patients variables. We aimed also to evaluate the clinical features and short-term outcome of HPS in premature compared to term infants. The medical notes and the pyloric ultrasounds of all premature infants (<37 weeks) admitted to the Neonatal Surgical Unit with HPS over a 20-year period (1990–2010) were… CONTINUE READING
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