Guidelines of the Italian Society of Videosurgery (SIVI) in Infancy for the minimally invasive treatment of Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis in neonates and infants

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  • Salvatore Fabio Chiarenza Pediatric Surgery and Urologic Unit, Regional Center of Minimally Invasive Surgery and Urology, S. Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy.
  • Cosimo Bleve Pediatric Surgery and Urologic Unit, Regional Center of Minimally Invasive Surgery and Urology, S. Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy.
  • Maria Escolino Pediatric Surgery Unit, Federico II University, Naples, Italy.
  • Ciro Esposito Pediatric Surgery Unit, Federico II University, Naples, Italy.
  • Fabio Beretta Pediatric Surgery Unit, APSS, Trento, Italy.
  • Maurizio Cheli Pediatric Surgery Department Papa Giovanni XXIII Hospital, Bergamo, Italy.
  • Maria Grazia Scuderi Pediatric Surgery Unit, Vittorio Emanuele Hospital, Catania, Italy.
  • Vincenzo Di Benedetto Pediatric Surgery Unit, Vittorio Emanuele Hospital, Catania, Italy.
  • Giovanni Casadio Pediatric Surgery Unit, Parma University Hospital, Parma, Italy.
  • Maurizio Marzaro Pediatric Surgery Unit, Local Health Unit 2, Treviso Hospital, Treviso, Italy.
  • Marco Gambino Pediatric Surgery Unit, Annunziata Civil Hospital, Cosenza, Italy.
  • Andrea Conforti Congenital Esophageal Disorders Unit, Neonatal Surgery Unit, Bambino Gesù Children’s Research Hospital, Rome, Italy.
  • Alessio Pini Prato Unit of Pediatric Surgery, The Children Hospital, Azienda Ospedaliera SS Antonio e Biagio e Cesare Arrigo, Alessandria, Italy.
  • Francesco Molinaro Department of Medical Sciences, Surgery and Neuroscience, Section of Pediatric Surgery, University of Siena, Siena, Italy.
  • Simona Gerocarni Nappo Pediatric Surgery Unit, Regina Margherita Hospital, Turin, Italy.
  • Paolo Caione Pediatric Surgery and Urologic Unit, Pediatric Hospital Bambino Gesù, Rome, Italy.
  • Maria Mendoza-Sagaon Service of Paediatric Surgery and Paediatric Orthopaedics, Regional Hospital of Bellinzona, Switzerland.

The most appropriate treatment for the infantile Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis (HPS) is still debated. The non-surgical conservative treatment with oral or intravenous administration of atropine does not enjoy a widespread appreciation for several factors (...)

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