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My son was diagnosed with hirschsprungs at 4 weeks old. Do I go to minneapolis university hospital, or should I go straight to cincinnati where they specialize in the disease? Short segment suspected

My son was diagnosed with hirschsprungs at 4 weeks old. Do I go to minneapolis university hospital, or should I go straight to cincinnati where they specialize in the disease? Short segment suspected

Ask about. ..: ... Case volumes. If your are sure the diagnosis is correct (and as it was a university program I am assuming they see many referrals and thus am assuming diagnosis is correct) then the treatment is going to be surgical. The key question then is how many hirschprung surgeries the specific surgeon (not the program) has done. In this case more is better. ...Read more

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