Pyloroplasty -- Child
(Pyloric Stenosis Repair; Pyloromyotomy)
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Reasons for Procedure
- Damage to intestines
- Hernia formation at the incision site
- Chronic diarrhea
- Current bleeding disorders
- Prior surgeries in the abdomen
- Malnutrition or dehydration
- Heart or lung conditions
What to Expect
Prior to Procedure
Description of Procedure
Immediately After Procedure
How Long Will It Take?
How Much Will It Hurt?
Average Hospital Stay
Call Your Doctor
- Signs of infection, including fever and chills
- Redness, swelling, increasing pain, excessive bleeding, or any discharge from the incision site
- Nausea and/or vomiting that your child cannot control with the medicines given
- Pain that your child cannot control with the medicines given
- Cough or shortness of breath
- Severe abdominal pain or vomiting blood
- Dark-colored, tarry stools or blood in the stool
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- Reviewer: Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 11/2012 -
- Update Date: 11/26/2012 -