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Infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis in Greater Manchester.
  1. J P Walsworth-Bell


    An "unprecedented" rise in the incidence of infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (IHPS) was reported from the Central Region of Scotland in 1979. Examination of statistics from Greater Manchester showed a similar trend in some district health authorities but not others. Possible explanations are examined but future research is required. Hospital Activity Analysis can provide a useful tool for such research.

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