Intestinal congenital malformations

Aigars Pētersons (Coresponding Author), Ulf Kessler

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterpeer-review


Congenital malformations of the intestine are mainly due to vascular insult during the fetal period or due to malrotation of the gut during pregnancy. In this chapter the embryology is explained as well as the clinical picture with signs and symptoms, the diagnostic procedures and the different surgical techniques applied.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPediatric Surgery Digest
EditorsZacharias Zachariou
Place of PublicationCham
PublisherSpringer Verlag
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-030-80411-4
ISBN (Print)978-3-030-80410-7
Publication statusPublished - 2022


  • Intestinal atresia
  • Neonatal
  • Intestinal congenital obstruction

Field of Science*

  • 3.2 Clinical medicine

Publication Type*

  • 3.2. Articles or chapters in other proceedings other than those included in 3.1., with an ISBN or ISSN code


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