Which diet and activity restrictions are needed following treatment of intussusception?

Updated: Dec 20, 2018
  • Author: A Alfred Chahine, MD; Chief Editor: Carmen Cuffari, MD  more...
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A few hours after nonoperative reduction, start the infant on a regular age-appropriate diet as tolerated. If operative reduction was performed, advance the diet as with any postoperative patient.

The only limitations on activity after the treatment of intussusception are those imposed by the postoperative state.

Go to Pediatric Intussusception Surgery for complete information on this topic.


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