October 1982

Acquired Aganglionosis After Soave's Procedure for Hirschsprung's Disease

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Surgery, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver.

Arch Surg. 1982;117(10):1346-1347. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1982.01380340064015

• A patient had acquired aganglionosis after Soave's procedure for Hirschsprung's disease. Vascular compromise of the sigmoid pull-through at the time of the operation was the probable cause. Posterior myomectomy of the pull-through segment was curative.

(Arch Surg 1982;117:1346-1347)