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Table 5 Constipation rate in HSCR patients after Soave and Duhamel pull-through

From: Functional outcomes in Hirschsprung disease patients after transabdominal Soave and Duhamel procedures

  Soave (n, %) Duhamel (n, %) p-value OR (95% CI)
   Soave Duhamel Soave Duhamel
Constipation frequency 6/25 (24) 1/28 (4) 0.04*   8.5 (1.0–76.7)  
Gender
 √ Female 2/6 (33) 1/1 (100) 0.05 0.14 21.7 (0.9–534.1) 12.2 (0.4–344.1)
 √ Male 4/6 (67) 0     
Aganglionosis type
 √ Long-segment 0 0 0.70 0.75 0.5 (0.02–12.8) 1.7 (0.1–49.9)
 √ Short-segment 6/6 (100) 1/1 (100)     
Nutritional status
 √ Undernourished 5/6 (83) 1/1 (100) 0.49 0.87 2.3 (0.2–24.3) 0.8 (0.03–21.5)
 √ Well-nourished 1/6 (17) 0     
Age of pull-through
 √ ≥3 years old 4/6 (67) 0 0.21 0.49 3.4 (0.5–23.8) 0.3 (0.01–8.3)
 √ < 3 years old 2/6 (33) 1/1 (100)