Self-expanding silicone stent for treatment of postoperative colorectal stricture in an infant with Hirschsprung's disease: a case report

Ramón Rullán, Paul Danielson, Michael Hirsh, Ducksoo Kim, Alexander Eckardt, Kanishka Bhattacharya

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Abstract

Benign colorectal strictures can be a complication of intestinal surgery, with limited options for endosopic intervention. In this report, we describe a case where a removable silicone stent was temporarily placed to successfully treat a benign post operative stricture in an infant with Hirschprung's disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1613-1615
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of pediatric surgery
Volume41
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2006
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Benign colorectal stricture
  • Enteral stent
  • Hirschprung's disease
  • Silicone stent

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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