Hirschsprung's disease


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Noun1.Hirschsprung's disease - congenital condition in which the colon does not have the normal network of nerves; there is little urge to defecate so the feces accumulate and cause megacolon
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Objective: To analyze and compare the efficacy of laparoscopic modified Soave operation and open radical resection in the treatment of Hirschsprung's disease.
He had the rare Hirschsprung's Disease, meaning his digestive system wasn't functioning properly.
In Hirschsprung's disease, aganglionic bowel has been suggested as the cause of obstruction.
The Children's Surgery Department of Erasmus MC-Sophia and Radboudumc receive support from the Health Insurance Funds Innovation Fund for the development of information material on sexuality for young people and (young) adults with anorectal malformation (ARM) or Hirschsprung's disease.
Diseases affecting this region of the GI tract include colitis, colon cancer, irritable bowel syndrome, Hirschsprung's disease and polyposis syndromes.
Background and Objectives: Precise mechanism underlying the development of Hirschsprung's disease (HD) is unknown.
Diseases affecting this region of the GI tract are quite prevalent and include ailments like colitis, colon cancer, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Hirschsprung's disease and polyposis syndromes," Wells said.
gov/pubmed/26454118) Researchers found in 2016 a link between oxybenzone contamination in pregnant women and Hirschsprung's disease, which is seen mostly in children.
Neonatal appendiceal perforation and Hirschsprung's disease.
Meanwhile, for patients with Hirschsprung's disease or HAEC, dysfunction of these parts has been found.
21, 2016--Scientists have used human pluripotent stem cells in a dish to grow human intestinal tissues that have functioning nerves, and then recreated and studied a severe intestinal nerve disorder called Hirschsprung's disease.
21, 2016 --Scientists have used human pluripotent stem cells in a dish to grow human intestinal tissues that have functioning nerves, and then recreated and studied a severe intestinal nerve disorder called Hirschsprung's disease.