Frequently Asked Questions
You must consult a pediatric surgeon.
2. What are the complications of pyloromyotomy?
Wound infection and poor healing resulting in a hernia are some of the well known complications. Complications like perforation and recurrence of the problem are extremely rare.
3. Is there any non-surgical treatment for pediatric pyloric stenosis?
Surgical correction is the standard of care for all patients with pediatric pyloric stenosis and medical management is reserved for patients who are poor surgical candidates or whose parents are opposed to surgery.Nonsurgical treatment for pediatric pyloric stenosis with atropine sulfate, both intravenous and oral, has shown encouraging results.