Transanal circular-stapled reanastomosis as a management alternative for anastomotic colonic strictures: a novel technique in the pediatric patient.

A 12-year-old male patient with a recalcitrant rectal anastomotic stricture following two failed endorectal pull-through (Soave) procedures for Hirschsprung's disease was satisfactorily managed with transanal resection using a circular stapling device. This is the first reported case of a benign colonic anastomotic stricture treated transanally with a… CONTINUE READING