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Pull-through procedure for Hirschsprung's disease

Pull-through procedure for Hirschsprung's disease

Pull-through procedure for Hirschsprung's disease: Pull-through procedure for Hirschsprung's disease is surgery to remove the portion of the colon that has no nerve cells (innervated) and pulling the healthy portion of the colon to the rectum. Pull-through can also be accomplished in two separate surgeries: the first involves removing the diseased portion and creating an ostomy (ileostomy or colostomy) for fecal waste to the outside of the body; the second involves pulling the healthy colon and connecting it to the rectum and removing the ostomy.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Pull-through procedure for Hirschsprung's disease

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Pull-through procedure for Hirschsprung's disease:

Other Surgical Options: Pull-through procedure for Hirschsprung's disease

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Pull-through procedure for Hirschsprung's disease may include these surgeries:

Anesthetic Requirements for Pull-through procedure for Hirschsprung's disease

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Pull-through procedure for Hirschsprung's disease may include:

Procedure Complications: Pull-through procedure for Hirschsprung's disease

Possible surgical complications of Pull-through procedure for Hirschsprung's disease may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Pull-through procedure for Hirschsprung's disease

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is excellent.

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