One hundred years of pyloric stenosis in the Royal Hospital for Sick Children Edinburgh.

@article{Keys2015OneHY,
  title={One hundred years of pyloric stenosis in the Royal Hospital for Sick Children Edinburgh.},
  author={Charles Keys and Charlie Johnson and Warwick J Teague and Gordon A Mackinlay},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={50 2},
  pages={280-4}
}
AIM Pyloric stenosis was first reported in 1717 and was treatable from the start of the 1900s. Our hospital opened in 1860. In this study we report the historical account of the management of pyloric stenosis in Edinburgh from 1910 to 2013. METHOD Historic discharge summaries, theatre records, and distinguished surgeons' operation and lecture notes dating back to 1910 with regard to pyloric stenosis were identified and reviewed. We present this history and compare our contemporary data… CONTINUE READING

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