Long-term complications following intestinal malrotation and the Ladd’s procedure: a 15 year review

@article{Murphy2006LongtermCF,
  title={Long-term complications following intestinal malrotation and the Ladd’s procedure: a 15 year review},
  author={Feilim Liam Murphy and Anthony L. Sparnon},
  journal={Pediatric Surgery International},
  year={2006},
  volume={22},
  pages={326-329}
}
Background: It is accepted that children with volvulus require urgent surgery. However the long term sequelae and late complications of its surgical therapy are less well understood. We hypothesised that the surgical corrected intestinal malrotation have significant long term impact on the patients quality of life. Methods: Forty-six children with intestinal malrotation were operated on at a tertiary referral centre over a fifteen year period. Their charts were retrospectively reviewed and the… CONTINUE READING
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