Prevalence of Active Long-term Problems in Patients With Anorectal Malformations: A Systematic Review.

@article{Springford2016PrevalenceOA,
  title={Prevalence of Active Long-term Problems in Patients With Anorectal Malformations: A Systematic Review.},
  author={Laurie Rigueros Springford and Martin J Connor and Katie N Jones and Venediktos V. Kapetanakis and Stefano Giuliani},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={2016},
  volume={59 6},
  pages={570-80}
}
BACKGROUND Anorectal malformations are a spectrum of congenital anomalies of the rectum with high infantile survival rates and variable outcomes. Long-term (>10 years old) active problems associated with this condition have been poorly investigated. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this review was to systematically define the prevalence of the most common active long-term problems in patients with a history of anorectal malformation repair. DATA SOURCES MEDLINE, EMBASE, and the Cochrane Library… CONTINUE READING