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Saleem Islam, MD, MPH, Daniel J. Ledbetter, MD, Oluyinka O Olutoye, MBChB, PhD
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Omphalocele is one of the two most common abdominal wall defects encountered by pediatric surgeons. The management may be quite straight forward or complex. It is a distinct clinical entity from gastroschisis in its pathogenesis, epidemiology, clinical presentation, treatment and outcomes [1][2][3][4][5][6]. Historically it has been associated with a high mortality when the defect is large but advances in the management of the defect have significantly improved survival.

see also Omphalocele Repair

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Last updated: May 7, 2019


Islam, Saleem, et al. "Omphalocele." Pediatric Surgery NaT, American Pediatric Surgical Association, 2019. APSA Webapp, www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829059/all/Omphalocele.
Islam S, Ledbetter DJ, Olutoye OO. Omphalocele. In: Waldhausen J, Powell D, Hirschl R, eds. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2019. https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829059/all/Omphalocele. Accessed August 20, 2019.
Islam, S., Ledbetter, D. J., & Olutoye, O. O. (2019). Omphalocele. In Waldhausen, J., Powell, D., & Hirschl, R. (Eds.), Pediatric Surgery NaT. Available from https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829059/all/Omphalocele
Islam S, Ledbetter DJ, Olutoye OO. Omphalocele [Internet]. In: Waldhausen J, Powell D, Hirschl R, editors. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2019. [cited 2019 August 20]. Available from: https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829059/all/Omphalocele.
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