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The overall objective of this research study is to determine the effect of a pre-operatively placed nasogastric tube compared to no nasogastric tube, on post-operative emesis rates and postoperative length of stay in infants with a primary diagnosis of pyloric stenosis treated with pyloromyotomy. This study will also examine the feasibility data of the pilot data to develop estimates of treatment effect of a pre-operative nasogastric tube on post-operative rate of emesis and length of stay to be used to determine the sample size of the definitive trial.
Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
McMaster University Medical Center
Published on BioPortfolio: 2010-07-15T17:00:00-0400
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Narrowing of the pyloric canal with varied etiology. A common form is due to muscle hypertrophy (PYLORIC STENOSIS, HYPERTROPHIC) seen in infants.
Surgical incision of the PYLORUS used to treat pyloric stenoses (e.g. INFANTILE HYPERTROPHIC PYLORIC STENOSIS).
Narrowing of the pyloric canal due to HYPERTROPHY of the surrounding circular muscle. It is usually seen in infants or young children.
Nutritional support given via the alimentary canal or any route connected to the gastrointestinal system (i.e., the enteral route). This includes oral feeding, sip feeding, and tube feeding using nasogastric, gastrostomy, and jejunostomy tubes.
A pathological constriction that can occur above (supravalvular stenosis), below (subvalvular stenosis), or at the AORTIC VALVE. It is characterized by restricted outflow from the LEFT VENTRICLE into the AORTA.