• SEXUAL FUNCTION AND LOWER URINARY TRACT SYMPTOMS AFTER MINIMALLY INVASIVE ENDORECTAL PULL-THROUGH IN ADOLESCENT MALES WITH HIRSCHSPRUNG DISEASE

    2 monthes ago - By Journal of Pediatric Surgery

    Hirschsprung disease is a rare congenital disorder that is characterized by the absence of ganglion cells in the lower digestive tract predominantly affecting males. Surgical management of HD involves removal of aganglionic bowel and restoration of bowel continuity. Rectal dissection is an integral part of any pull-through operation and has an inherent potential for injury to the urethra, bladder, ureters, sympathetic and parasympathetic lumbar nerves, prostate and spermatic cords in males and uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries in females.
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