Operation for congenital megacolon in a hemophilic patient

O. Z. Lernau, Y. Barak, S. Levin, A. Eldor, G. Izak, S. Nissan

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A 13-year-old boy with congenital megacolon and hemophilia A underwent a Duhamel operation and closure of colostomy with administration of large amounts of antihemophilic factor. The intraoperative level of this factor was 80%, and the postoperative level was maintained at about 70% during the first week and at 30% during the second week. There was no bleeding tendency during or after surgery.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)717-718
Number of pages2
JournalIsrael Journal of Medical Sciences
Issue number9-10
StatePublished - 1980
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Bioengineering


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