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a.1.(Physiol.) Without ganglia.
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[sup][39] studied the bacteria of aganglionic colon in Ednrb−/− mice.
Given the favorable evolution of the acute episode and the patient's age and status, the surgical intervention was temporized, with assuring a proper prevention of complications and providing daily colon washout (Figure 2) at home until 8 months of age, when a laparoscopic assisted transanal pull-through (LATEP) with removal of the aganglionic colon segment and coloanal anastomosis using normally innervated colon was performed (Figures 3-6).
The lack of desmin in the aganglionic colon results in a lack of muscle integrity and weakens the mechanochemical signaling within the muscle cell.