Laparoscopic pyloromyotomy for hypertrophic pyloric stenosis: a prospective, randomized controlled trial

Marc-David Leclair, Valerie Plattner, Eric Mirallie, Corinne Lejus, Jean-Michel Nguyen, Guillaume Podevin, Yves Heloury

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Several authors have reported on laparoscopic pyloromyotomy (LP) since the technique was originally described in 1990, but its benefits remain unproven. We performed a randomized controlled trial comparing LP to open circumumbilical pyloromyotomy (OP) for hypertronic pyloric stenosis.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)692 - 698
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Pediatric Surgery
Publication statusPublished - 2007
Externally publishedYes

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