• Malone appendicostomy versus cecostomy tube insertion for children with intractable constipation: A systematic review and meta-analysis

    3 monthes ago - By Journal of Pediatric Surgery

    Children with intractable constipation are often treated with antegrade continence enemas. This requires the creation of a Malone appendicostomy in the operating room or insertion of a cecostomy tube using endoscopic, radiologic, or surgical techniques. The purpose of this study was to assess the evidence regarding these procedures.
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