Modified Duhamel procedure for treatment of Hirschsprung's disease in infancy and childhood: review of 41 consecutive cases.

@article{Canty1982ModifiedDP,
  title={Modified Duhamel procedure for treatment of Hirschsprung's disease in infancy and childhood: review of 41 consecutive cases.},
  author={Timothy G. Canty},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={1982},
  volume={17 6},
  pages={773-8}
}
The original Duhamel procedure has undergone several important modifications over the years by Martin, Ravitch, Soper, Talbert, and others. Combining the best features of these various modifications, a modified Duhamel procedure has been developed and utilized in 41 consecutive infants and children with all types of Hirschsprung's disease, including three with long segment involvement. The procedure includes the use of a formal upper and lower anastomosis and division of the spur by the GIA… CONTINUE READING