Balloon dilatation of postoperative small bowel anastomotic stricture in an infant with apple peel intestinal atresia after serial transverse enteroplasty and jejunoileal anastomosis

Roberto Miraglia, Pieralba Catalano, Luigi Maruzzelli, Silvia Riva, Marco Spada, Daniele Alberti, Angelo Luca, Bruno Gridelli

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Abstract

We report successful fluoroscopically guided balloon dilatation of an early postoperative stricture of a jejunoileal anastomosis in a 3-month-old infant who underwent serial transverse enteroplasty for type IIIb apple peel intestinal atresia.

Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Pediatric Surgery
Volume45
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2010

Keywords

  • Anastomotic stricture
  • Interventional radiology
  • Short bowel syndrome
  • STEP procedure

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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