1. History.- 2. Genetic aspect.- 3. Incidence and sexual difference.- 4. Classification.- 5. Symptom.- 6. Pathology.- 7. Examination for diagnosis.- 8. Enterocolitis.- 9. Differential diagnosis.- 10. Nationwide survey of Japan.- 11. Medical Treatment.- 12. Surgical Procedures.- 13. Complications.- 14. Re-do operation.- 15. Future aspect of treatment.
This book provides essential information on the status quo and changing profile of Hirschsprung's disease and allied disorders. Hirschsprung's disease is a common cause of neonatal intestinal obstruction and one of the most important and most fascinating diseases in pediatric surgery throughout the world. Currently, the diagnosis and treatment of Hirschsprung's disease and allied disorders are in a state of constant development. Written by expert pediatric surgeons, Hirschsprung's Disease and the Allied Disorders presents state-of-the-art information, such as new genetic evidence, and historical operative techniques that were less invasive and resulted in fewer follow-up operations. It offers a highly informative guide that will greatly benefit all readers engaged in pediatric medicine, pediatric surgeons, and the medical staff of NICUs around the globe.
Tomoaki Taguchi, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Kyushu University, Japan
Hiroshi Matsufuji, Department of Pediatric Surgery, St Luke Hospital, Japan
Satoshi Ieiri, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Kagoshima University, Japan