Irish Journal of Medical Science

, Volume 159, Issue 4, pp 110–110 | Cite as

The neonatal duodenal windsock web — A case report and description of a new technique for its operative excision

  • P. G. Horgan
  • A. F. Horgan
  • J. A. O’Donnell
Brief Report


Duodenal obstruction in the neonate may be caused by an intraluminal diaphram or socalled windsock web. This can present special technical difficulties at operation. This report of a case describes a new technique in the surgical treatment of such a web.


Foley Catheter Inflated Balloon Duodenal Obstruction Duodenal Atresia Intestinal Atresia 


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© Springer 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. G. Horgan
    • 1
  • A. F. Horgan
    • 1
  • J. A. O’Donnell
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryRegional HospitalCorkIreland

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