Arq Bras Cir Dig 2019 Feb 7;32(1):e1421. Epub 2019 Feb 7.
Department of Biostatistics, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Khouzestan, Iran.
Background: Hirschsprung's disease is a congenital disorder that causes functional obstruction of large bowel.
Aim: To evaluate complication and bowel function score of children with Hirschsprung's disease who underwent transabdominal Soave's procedure.
Methods: In this study all the children with Hirschsprung's disease who underwent transabdominal Soave procedure were evaluated regarding bowel function and complication of trans-abdominal Soave's procedure.
Results: Were enrolled 160 children. Enterocolitis and constipation were seen in 15% of the cases. Fecal incontinency was the least frequent study which was seen in 1% of the children.
Conclusion: Constipation and enterocolitis was the most frequent complication following transabdominal Soave technique.