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Controversies in the Management of Hirschsprung Disease - Tapper Surgery Lecture

Objectives and Disclosures

  • Analyze the theories behind the etiology and genetic basis of Hirschsprung disease
  • Assess the various controversies surrounding the diagnosis and surgical management of Hirschsprung disease
  • Evaluate the child with Hirschsprung disease who is not doing well after surgery using a systematic and evidence-based approach

Planners and speaker disclose they have no relevant financial relationships.


Jacob Langer, MD
Professor of Surgery, University of Toronto; Chief of General Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children; Robert M. Filler Chair, Pediatric Surgery



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