Tag pyloric stenosis
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Pyloric Stenosis

Pyloric Stenosis is a medial emergency that requires urgent fluid resuscitation and resolution of biochemical abnormalities. Definitive surgical treatment can then be undertaken to restore enteral nutrition.
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Ramstedt Operation

The history of pyloric stenosis and the Ramstedt Operation (1912) for pyloromyotomy - surgical correction of hypertrophic pyloric stenosis, involving longitudinal splitting of the hypertrophic pylorus and leaving the defect open.