The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 85, Issue 9, pp 792–793 | Cite as

Chronic Bleeding Following Duhamel Procedure Due to Staple Line Ulcers

  • Ketaki Gharpure
  • Bibekanand Jindal
  • Barath Jagadisan
  • Bikash Kumar Naredi
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pediatric SurgeryJawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and ResearchPondicherryIndia
  2. 2.Department of PediatricsJawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and ResearchPondicherryIndia

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