Soave-Denda-Boley Procedure

  • Tatsuo KurodaEmail author


Following after the report of the first successful definitive surgery for Hirschsprung’s disease described by Swenson and Bill in 1948 [1], modification and novel development of the surgical procedures were described one after another in the 1950s and 1960s. The three satisfactory procedures were finally established: Swenson’s abdominal prolapse technique, Duhamel’s retrorectal transanal pull-through, and Soave’s submucosal endorectal pull-through technique. The latter two procedures were furthermore modified later. In the present chapter, Soave-Denda-Boley procedure, a modified technique of Soave’s procedure with a primary suture of the colon to the anal site and its clinical results are presented.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pediatric SurgeryKeio University, School of MedicineTokyoJapan

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