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Management of recurrent intussusception

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The recurrence rate after non-operative reduction of intussusception is greater (10–15%) than after surgical reduction (1–3%). Treatment of recurrent intussusception is controversial, with some advocating surgical reduction for all recurrences and others advocating non-operative reduction. A report from Thailand (Rangsan Niramis and colleagues. J Pediatr Surg 2010;45:2175–80) has described the experience in a single hospital over a period …

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