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Gastric Disorders

Pavan Brahmamdam, Hale E. Wills, M.D., M.S., FACS, FAAP, Nicholas E Bruns, M.D., Anthony DeRoss
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The stomach is one of the most resilient organs in the gastrointestinal tract. While gastric pathology is much less common in children than adults, the stomach can be a site of acute obstruction or perforation requiring emergent surgery at any point in childhood. This section will discuss the variety of surgical conditions that a pediatric surgeon may encounter during routine practice.

see also Peptic Ulcer Disease, Gastroparesis, Spontaneous Gastric Perforationand Gastric Tumors

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Last updated: April 26, 2017


Brahmamdam, Pavan, et al. "Gastric Disorders." Pediatric Surgery NaT, American Pediatric Surgical Association, 2017. APSA Webapp, www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829525/all/Gastric_Disorders.
Brahmamdam P, Wills HE, Bruns NE, DeRoss A. Gastric Disorders. In: Waldhausen J, Powell D, Hirschl R, eds. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2017. https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829525/all/Gastric_Disorders. Accessed August 20, 2019.
Brahmamdam, P., Wills, H. E., Bruns, N. E., & DeRoss, A. (2017). Gastric Disorders. In Waldhausen, J., Powell, D., & Hirschl, R. (Eds.), Pediatric Surgery NaT. Available from https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829525/all/Gastric_Disorders
Brahmamdam P, Wills HE, Bruns NE, DeRoss A. Gastric Disorders [Internet]. In: Waldhausen J, Powell D, Hirschl R, editors. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2017. [cited 2019 August 20]. Available from: https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829525/all/Gastric_Disorders.
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