Laparoscope-assisted intestinal lengthening using an anterior flap in jejunal atresia

@article{Li2015LaparoscopeassistedIL,
  title={Laparoscope-assisted intestinal lengthening using an anterior flap in jejunal atresia},
  author={Bing Nan Li and Shun-lin Xia and Wei-bing Chen and Shou-qing Wang and Ye-bo Wang},
  journal={Pediatric Surgery International},
  year={2015},
  volume={31},
  pages={1183-1187}
}
Jejunal atresia with short bowel syndrome is an unusual type of jejunoileal atresia. They present with jejunal atresia near the ligament of Treitz and a foreshortened small bowel. In this paper, we report our preliminary experience to emphasize the advantages and feasibility of enteroplasty for intestinal lengthening and primary anastomosis with an anterior flap in jejunal atresia with short bowel syndrome in neonates. Between January 2014 and December 2014, four neonates with jejunal atresia… CONTINUE READING