Original communication| Volume 18, ISSUE 3, P339-343, September 1945

The use of a transverse abdominal incision in, and comments on, the surgical treatment of infantile pyloric stenosis

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      A transverse abdominal incision for use in the approach to the hypertrophied pylorus in infantile pyloric stenosis is described, and has not, as far as can be determined, been previously described. Certain phases of preoperative and postoperative care which add materially to the safety of the operation are also discussed.
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