Published in Surgery Litigation and Law Weekly, June 17th, 2005
"The advent of sophisticated endoscopic devices allows for a variety of procedures heretofore performed surgically," gastroenterologists in the United States noted.
In their study, E. Ibarguen-Secchia and coauthors working at Pediatric Digestive Care in San Antonio evaluated "the results of endoscopic pyloromyotomy for congenital hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (CHPS)."
"Ten consecutive infants (7 boys 3 girls; age range 3-7 weeks), with a diagnosis of CHPS, underwent endoscopic pyloromyotomy while under conscious sedation by...
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