Laparoscopic Swenson procedure--an optimal approach for both primary and secondary pull-through for Hirschsprung's disease.

@article{Kumar2003LaparoscopicSP,
  title={Laparoscopic Swenson procedure--an optimal approach for both primary and secondary pull-through for Hirschsprung's disease.},
  author={Rohit J Kumar and Alan Mackay and Peter A. Borzi},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={38 10},
  pages={1440-3}
}
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Several pull-through procedures are available for the surgical management of Hirschsprung's disease (HD) in children. The authors have adopted a laparoscopic approach since 1995, including laparoscopic Swenson procedure (LSw), both for one-stage primary and 2-stage secondary procedures. The aim of this study was to examine the role of LSw in children with HD in both primary and secondary procedures. METHODS From January 1995 to December 2001, 42 children with biopsy-proven… CONTINUE READING