Prevention of intussusception in Peutz-Jeghers syndrome

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Abstract

Peutz-Jeghers syndrome is a familial disease characterized by mucocutaneous pigmentation and intestinal polyposis. Small-intestinal intussusception is a common complication. Preservation of small-intestinal length is essential to avoid the short-gut syndrome. A plication technique to prevent intussusception is described.

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