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Congenital intestinal atresia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2257399     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Surgery for infants with intestinal atresia has evolved along with the development of specialized neonatal surgical units. This once fatal condition now carries a better than 85% chance of survival and an excellent long-term prognosis. Recent advances in bowel preservation techniques have reduced morbidity and improved gut function in both the long and the short term.
M Davenport; A Bianchi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of hospital medicine     Volume:  44     ISSN:  0007-1064     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Hosp Med     Publication Date:  1990 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-01-29     Completed Date:  1991-01-29     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0171545     Medline TA:  Br J Hosp Med     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  174, 176, 178-80     Citation Subset:  IM    
St Mary's Hospital, Manchester.
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MeSH Terms
Anastomosis, Surgical / methods
Infant, Newborn
Intestinal Atresia / surgery*
Erratum In:
Br J Hosp Med 1991 Jan;45(1):18

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