Improved long-term outcome for patients with jejunoileal apple peel atresia.

BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Although apple peel intestinal atresia is a rare lesion associated with significant morbidity and high mortality, the authors have seen no deaths since 1983. Similar success has rarely been reported, and there are no reports of long-term follow-up. This study examines the short-term and long-term complications and outcome for these… CONTINUE READING