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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

Summary

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.

Keywords

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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