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High-pouch imperforate anus treated by electromagnetic bougienage and subsequent perineal repair.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1032894     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Four male infants with imperforate anus were treated by electromagnetic bougienage and subsequent perineal anoplasty with division of rectourethral fistula. Each had high-pouch imperforate anus of the supralevator type, with rectourethral fishtula at or above the level of the membranous urethra. Perineal anoplasty was accomplished in all four, with division of the rectourethral fistula, avoiding the need to do a sacral-abdominal-perineal procedure, as had been customary previously in similar cases.
W H Hendren; J R Hale
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric surgery     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0022-3468     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr. Surg.     Publication Date:  1976 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-01-25     Completed Date:  1977-01-25     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0052631     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  723-33     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Anal Canal / surgery
Anus, Imperforate / surgery,  therapy*
Dilatation / methods*
Electromagnetic Phenomena*
Fistula / surgery
Infant, Newborn
Rectal Fistula / surgery
Urethral Diseases / surgery

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