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Research & Reviews  507 results

Constipation in Children and Adolescents: Evaluation and Treatment.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/35559625
American Family Physician; Mulhem E, Khondoker F et. al.

May 14th, 2022 - Constipation in children is usually functional constipation without an organic cause. Organic causes of constipation in children, which include Hirschsprung disease, cystic fibrosis, and spinal cord abnormalities, commonly present with red flag si...

Meconium Plug Syndrome Imaging
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/410969-print

May 13th, 2022 - Meconium plug syndrome (also termed functional immaturity of the colon, colonic immaturity, small left colon syndrome, and functional colonic obstruction) is a transient disorder of the newborn colon characterized by delayed passage (>24-48 hr) of...

Intestinal Anastomosis
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1892319-overview

May 5th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Intestinal anastomosis is a surgical procedure performed to establish communication between two formerly distant portions of the intestine. This procedure restores intestinal continuity after removal of a pathologic condition a...

Intestinal Anastomosis
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1892319-print

May 5th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Intestinal anastomosis is a surgical procedure performed to establish communication between two formerly distant portions of the intestine. This procedure restores intestinal continuity after removal of a pathologic condition a...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  5 results

Retrospective, Uncontrolled Cohort Study on the Therapy of Chronic Megalon
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04340856

Apr 27th, 2022 - Megacolon may be defined as dilatation of the abdominal colon with a minimum of 9 cm in diameter and the absence of mechanical obstruction. Chronic megacolon in adults is an acquired uncommon condition that generally is associated with constipatio...

Does Hirschsprung Disease Increase the Risk of Febrile Urinary Tract Infection in Children
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04837963

Oct 19th, 2021 - Febrile urinary tract infection (FUTIs) are the most common bacterial infections in children under the age of 2 years. They represent 7% of children presenting with fever without a source. In case of recurrent or undertreated FUTIs there is a risk...

Hirschsprung Disease Trends
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05038345

Sep 9th, 2021 - Hirschsprung disease (HD) is associated with significant morbidities including long-term bowel dysfunction. The aim of this study was to update national and regional trends in the epidemiology and inpatient care utilization of HD in the United Sta...

Rapid Learning Healthcare System in Pediatric Surgery
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03131180

Nov 28th, 2018 - Functional disabilities such as functional constipation, and congenital anomalies such as anorectal malformations (ARM) and Hirschsprung disease (HD), are the leading indications for colon surgery in children. While these diseases have low mortali...

Electrophysiological Activity of the Anorectum in Children Suspected of Hirschsprung Disease
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02342457

Jan 21st, 2015 - Hirschsprungs disease is found in 1:5000 newborns, the disease is caused by aganglionosis of the colon, leading to severe constipation and possible bowel obstruction. The diagnosis is based on leveling biopsies taken from the rectum and colon. Tre...

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News  8 results

Hirschsprung Disease Tied to Increased Risk of Inflammatory Bowel Disease
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/945801

Feb 16th, 2021 - (Reuters Health) - Children with Hirschsprung disease may be at increased risk for developing inflammatory bowel disease, a Canadian study suggests. Researchers examined data on 716 children diagnosed with Hirschsprung since 1991 in Ontario, as we...

Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Rectosigmoid Hirschsprung Disease (ERNICA, 2020)
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/936770

Sep 3rd, 2020 - Clinical practice guidelines for the management of rectosigmoid Hirschsprung disease were released in June 2020 by the European Reference Network for Rare Inherited and Congenital [digestive] Anomalies (ERNICA).[1] Diagnosis of Hirschsprung Diseas...

Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Rectosigmoid Hirschsprung Disease (ERNICA, 2020)
https://reference.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/936770

Sep 3rd, 2020 - Clinical practice guidelines for the management of rectosigmoid Hirschsprung disease were released in June 2020 by the European Reference Network for Rare Inherited and Congenital [digestive] Anomalies (ERNICA).[1] Diagnosis of Hirschsprung Diseas...

Hirschsprung Disease: Osmosis Study Video
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/935805

Aug 28th, 2020 - Hirschsprung disease is a form of megacolon that occurs when part or all of the large intestine or antecedent parts of the gastrointestinal tract have no ganglion cells and therefore cannot function. During normal prenatal development, cells from ...

Solving stool refusal
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/141454/mental-health/solving-stool-refusal
Pediatric News; Barbara J. Howard, MD

Jun 28th, 2017 - When parents bring in their delightful, verbal 3-year-old for refusing to poop on the potty, it may seem laughable. But with impending preschool and costs of diapers, stool refusal can be a major aggravation for families! Fortunately, stool refusa.

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Patient Education  1 results see all →