Oral abstract| Volume 85, ISSUE 5, SUPPLEMENT , AB44, May 2017

51 Enteric Nervous System Visualization of Hirschsprung's Disease Using Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy: Ex Vivo Human Trial

      In the operation for Hirschsprung’s disease, an intraoperative pathological diagnosis is necessary to assess the extent of abnormal area of the enteric nervous system (ENS) (aganglionic area). ENS stretches throughout the gastrointestinal tract in a network pattern; therefore, the intraoperative pathological diagnosis evaluating only a small isolated area, is not appropriate to identify the aganglionic area during the surgery.
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