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Management of uncomplicated meconium ileus with T tube ileostomy.
  1. A J Millar,
  2. H Rode,
  3. S Cywes
  1. Department of Paediatric Surgery, University of Cape Town, South Africa.


    Five neonates with uncomplicated meconium ileus were successfully managed by laparotomy and T tube ileostomy. This method seems to offer advantages over other surgical techniques used in the management of uncomplicated meconium ileus that fails to respond to decompression by Gastrografin enema.

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