Optimizing the Surgical Approach in Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis – the Utility of Different Types of Surgical Incisions


Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (HPS) is the most common surgical indication for children during the first six months of life[1]. In infants with HPS, the pyloric canal is elongated, its muscular walls severely thickened with an edematous mucosa. As a result, the pyloric relaxation is markedly restricted, causing upper digestive ob-struction[2]. […]