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Diagnosing Hirschsprung disease

Maerzheuser S, Bassir C, Rothe K. Hirschsprung disease in the older child: diagnostic strategies. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2012 Nov;51(11):1087-90.

“The diagnosis of HD requires a histopathologic demonstration of the absence of enteric ganglion cells in the distal rectum.12Rectal biopsy is a safe procedure with a low incidence of complications.   508 kata lagi

Diagnosis

They're coming home..just kidding :(

What an eventful month! Micah came home a week ago and was doing fantastically well. While Micah was home, Josiah was in the NICU getting ready to come home. 686 kata lagi

Fraternal Twins

Transplants of nerve stem cells could help gut disease

People with Hirschsprung disease have no nerves in parts of their bowels. Researchers have transplanted nerve stem cells into mice and found that they rewired the nervous system and connected with muscles. 10 kata lagi

Humans

Neely's Song

I first heard of Neely through a friend and I started following her story shortly after her birth.  Its been a struggle, to read this heartbreaking story.  373 kata lagi

Just Me

Story Lines: Layla From Logan

by Joni and Josh McNeely,  Layla’s Mom & Dad
Logan, Utah

I was induced at 38 weeks due to pre-eclampsia.  After 42 hours of labor, our precious little girl, Layla, was born on April 20, 2011, at… 533 kata lagi

Children's Health

Congenital gastrointestinal defects in Down syndrome: a report from the Atlanta and National Down Syndrome Projects.

Congenital gastrointestinal defects in Down syndrome: a report from the Atlanta and National Down Syndrome Projects.

Clin Genet. 2008 Nov 17

Freeman SB, Torfs CP, Romitti PA, Royle MH, Druschel C, Hobbs CA, Sherman SL. 176 kata lagi

Trisomy Disorders