Arch Plast Surg 2017 Jul 15;44(4):337-339. Epub 2017 Jul 15.
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan.
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Ann Chir Plast Esthet 2016 Oct 8;61(5):713-721. Epub 2016 Jun 8.
Chirurgie plastique reconstructrice et esthétique, hôpital Maison-Blanche, CHU de Reims, 45, rue Cognacq-Jay, 51100 Reims, France; Chirurgie pédiatrique, American Memorial Hospital, CHU de Reims, 47, rue Cognacq-Jay, 51100 Reims, France; EA 3801 université de Champagne Ardenne, 51, rue Cognacq Jay, 51100 Reims, France. Electronic address:
The umbilicus is our first scar. It is the last remain of our life in utero. Besides the umbilical hernia, a common pathology during the first three years of life that rarely requires surgery, there are some rare congenital abnormalities such as gastroschisis and omphalocele, which occur in about 1-5/10,000 births. Read More
Eur J Pediatr Surg 2016 Dec 8;26(6):537-541. Epub 2016 Jan 8.
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Collegium Medicum, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland.
A sutureless gastroschisis repair allows for spontaneous closure of abdominal wall defect. We report our experience focusing on final esthetic outcome. Retrospective data were collected from medical reports of all neonates with gastroschisis operated from January 2009 to December 2013. Read More
Cir Pediatr 2005 Oct;18(4):182-7
Unidad de Cirugía Fetal y Neonatal, Departamento de Cirugía Pediátrica, Hospital Vall d'Hebrón, Barcelona.
Introduction: Gastroschisis (GS) is a congenital abdominal wall defect that permits bowel exposure to amniotic fluid (AF). Intestinal damage is related to the chemical action of AF and constriction. After birth at term, a thickened intestinal wall with inflammation and, in some cases, intestinal atresias were observed. Read More
J Pediatr Surg 2005 Mar;40(3):528-34
Department of Surgery, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria, IL 61603, USA.
Purpose: The authors developed a clinical pathway for optimal management after antenatal diagnosis of gastroschisis. This is the outcomes analysis of our first 30 consecutive patients.
Method: Antenatal counseling was provided for all families with in-utero diagnosis of gastroschisis. Read More