Pyloric volume: an important factor in the surgeon’s ability to palpate the pyloric “olive” in hypertrophic pyloric stenosis

Abstract

The objective of this study was to determine whether the size of the pyloric mass is one of the factors in the surgeon’s ability to palpate the pyloric “olive”. The ultrasonographic images and medical records of 60 infants with surgically confirmed hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (HPS) were reviewed. The pyloric diameter (PD) and pyloric length (PL) were… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s002470050094

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