Infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis: delays in diagnosis and overutilization of imaging modalities

Abbas, Abbas E.; Weiss, Stephen M.; Alvear, Domingo T.
January 1999
American Surgeon;Jan1999, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p73
Academic Journal
Assesses the use of imaging modalities for diagnosing Infantile Hyperthropic Pyloric Stenosis (IHPS) in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Role of a hypertrophied pyloric mass in IHPS detection; Association of diagnostic imaging with delay in therapy initiation; Symptoms of IHPS; Relevance of diagnostic evaluation in pediatric surgery.


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