Congenital hypertrophic pyloric stenosis; Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis; Gastric outlet obstruction
Treatment for pyloric stenosis involves surgery (called a pyloromyotomy) to split the overdeveloped muscles.
Balloon dilation does not work as well as surgery, but may be considered for infants when the risk of general anesthesia is high.
The patient will be given fluids through a vein, usually before surgery.
Surgery usually provides...Read more
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