Last updated on February 2018

Probiotics for Prophylaxis of Postoperative Hirschsprungs Associated Enterocolitis

Brief description of study

Hirschsprungs Associated Enterocolitis (HAEC) with incidence up to 30% postoperatively. The objective of the trial is to prevent postoperative HAEC by using Probiotics.

Detailed Study Description

Randomised Controlled Study with two arms. All cases following up for post operative Hirschsprungs surgery are included in this study. First arm will receive a probiotics in the form of sachet for 6 months. Second arm will receive a multivitamin as placebo. Comparative analysis between the two groups for baseline and followup prevalence of Hirschsprungs associated enterocolitis.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT02343562

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Mahmoud Elfiky, MD

Cairo University Pediatric Hospital
Cairo, Egypt
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