Transanal endorectal vs. Duhamel pull-through for Hirschsprung's disease.

  title={Transanal endorectal vs. Duhamel pull-through for Hirschsprung's disease.},
  author={Anna I. Gunnarsd{\'o}ttir and L G Larsson and Einar Arnbj{\"o}rnsson},
  journal={European journal of pediatric surgery : official journal of Austrian Association of Pediatric Surgery ... [et al] = Zeitschrift fur Kinderchirurgie},
  volume={20 4},
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that the early functional outcome for patients with rectosigmoid Hirschsprung's disease (HD) is comparable for the Duhamel pull-through procedure and the transanal endorectal pull-through (TERPT) procedure, with less discomfort for the patient postoperatively after the TERPT technique. MATERIAL AND METHODS Eleven patients operated on with the TERPT technique (T Group) were prospectively registered and compared retrospectively with… CONTINUE READING

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