Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis
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Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (HPS) is the most common cause of gastric outlet obstruction in infants. Although first described in the early 1700s, surgical correction of the disease was not reported until the early 1900s. The principles of the operation were established by Ramstedt in 1912 and have led to the routinely efficient treatment of HPS for over a century .
see also Pyloromyotomy
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Last updated: May 7, 2019
Waldhausen, John, et al., editors. "Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis." Pediatric Surgery NaT, American Pediatric Surgical Association, 2019. APSA Webapp, www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829037/all/Hypertrophic_Pyloric_Stenosis.
Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis. In: Waldhausen J, Powell D, Hirschl R, eds. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2019. https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829037/all/Hypertrophic_Pyloric_Stenosis. Accessed December 8, 2019.
Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis. (2019). In Waldhausen, J., Powell, D., & Hirschl, R. (Eds.), Pediatric Surgery NaT. Available from https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829037/all/Hypertrophic_Pyloric_Stenosis
Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis [Internet]. In: Waldhausen J, Powell D, Hirschl R, editors. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2019. [cited 2019 December 08]. Available from: https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829037/all/Hypertrophic_Pyloric_Stenosis.
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