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Contemporary management of pyloric stenosis.

Contemporary management of pyloric stenosis.
Contemporary management of pyloric stenosis.
Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis is a common surgical cause of vomiting in infants. Following appropriate fluid resuscitation, the mainstay of treatment is pyloromyotomy. This article reviews the aetiology and pathophysiology of hypertrophic pyloric stenosis, its clinical presentation, the role of imaging, the preoperative and postoperative management, current surgical approaches and non-surgical treatment options. Contemporary postoperative feeding regimens, outcomes and complications are also discussed.
1055-8586
219-224
Jobson, Matthew
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Hall, Nigel J.
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Jobson, Matthew
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Hall, Nigel J.
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Jobson, Matthew and Hall, Nigel J. (2016) Contemporary management of pyloric stenosis. [in special issue: Common Pediatric Surgical Problems-Revisited] Seminars in Pediatric Surgery, 25 (4), 219-224. (doi:10.1053/j.sempedsurg.2016.05.004). (PMID:27521712)

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Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis is a common surgical cause of vomiting in infants. Following appropriate fluid resuscitation, the mainstay of treatment is pyloromyotomy. This article reviews the aetiology and pathophysiology of hypertrophic pyloric stenosis, its clinical presentation, the role of imaging, the preoperative and postoperative management, current surgical approaches and non-surgical treatment options. Contemporary postoperative feeding regimens, outcomes and complications are also discussed.

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Accepted/In Press date: 9 May 2016
e-pub ahead of print date: 10 May 2016
Published date: August 2016
Organisations: Human Development & Health

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Local EPrints ID: 399954
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/399954
ISSN: 1055-8586
PURE UUID: 1da10d3f-3bf9-459b-a4cb-62616a78e20b
ORCID for Nigel J. Hall: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-8570-9374

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Date deposited: 06 Sep 2016 08:10
Last modified: 07 Oct 2020 04:04

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Author: Matthew Jobson
Author: Nigel J. Hall ORCID iD

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