Operative Complications Low Anomalies

Early complications after neonatal treatment of low anomalies are uncommon. However, local complications may occur later and are usually caused by inappropriate long-term follow-up and care. A typical problem is postoperative anal stenosis, which can be prevented by gradual postoperative dilatations and careful follow-up of the patient. Untreated anal stenosis may cause secondary megacolon, which may require operative treatment [2,3,11]. In some cases the rectal blind pouch is primarily so ectatic that it is symptomatic without any associated anal stricture or stenosis [11,12].

Essentials of Human Physiology

Essentials of Human Physiology

This ebook provides an introductory explanation of the workings of the human body, with an effort to draw connections between the body systems and explain their interdependencies. A framework for the book is homeostasis and how the body maintains balance within each system. This is intended as a first introduction to physiology for a college-level course.

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