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Laparoscopy-assisted treatment of Hirschsprung's disease: Duhamel method
The description of the laparoscopy-assisted treatment of Hirschsprung's disease: Duhamel method covers all aspects of the surgical procedure used for the management of rectosigmoid Hirschsprung's disease.
Operating room set up, position of patient and equipment, instruments used are thoroughly described. The technical key steps of the surgical procedure are presented in a step by step way: laparoscopic exploration, laparoscopic rectal dissection, laparoscopic sigmoid colon dissection, transection of rectum, retrorectal pull-through, anastomosis, rectal closure.
Consequently, this operating technique is well standardized for the management of this condition.
Nikolaas Bax, David Van der Zee
Operative technique
16 years ago
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Laparoscopy-assisted treatment of Hirschsprung's disease: Duhamel method
The description of the laparoscopy-assisted treatment of Hirschsprung's disease: Duhamel method covers all aspects of the surgical procedure used for the management of rectosigmoid Hirschsprung's disease.
Operating room set up, position of patient and equipment, instruments used are thoroughly described. The technical key steps of the surgical procedure are presented in a step by step way: laparoscopic exploration, laparoscopic rectal dissection, laparoscopic sigmoid colon dissection, transection of rectum, retrorectal pull-through, anastomosis, rectal closure.
Consequently, this operating technique is well standardized for the management of this condition.