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Dean/2008-09/452, dated 13/04/2009), Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi to understand the contractile differences between the longitudinal gut muscle strips of Hirschsprung's disease and non-Hirschsprung's cases (gut atresia, intussusception and anorectal malformations).
Key words: Hirschsprung's disease, Interstitial cells of Cajal, enteric nervous system.
Endorectal pull-through for Hirschsprung's disease – A multicenter, long-term comparison of results: Transanal vs transabdominal approach.
Relationship between the radiological length of the opaque enema and the aganglionic length of the segment in Hirschsprung's disease.
Laparoscopic-assisted pull-through for Hirschsprung's disease, a prospective repeated evaluation of functional outcome.
2] of submucosa obtained above 3 cm proximal to the pectinate line and serially sectioned, and the absence of ganglion cells is diagnostic of Hirschsprung's disease.
In several disorders of gastrointestinal motility, including Hirschsprung's disease, chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction, slow transit constipation abnormalities are observed in the density and distribution of the c-kit positive cells.
In up to 50 per cent of the cases, it is associated with other congenital anomalies, including Down syndrome (30 per cent), Hirschsprung's disease.
4) Rarely, intestinal pseudo-obstruction syndrome and Hirschsprung's disease can present as CDD.
He had suffered from a rare bowel condition called Hirschsprung's Disease.