Abdominal wall defects, gastroschisis and omphalocele

Kevin Johnson, Saleem Islam

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Abdominal Wall Defects comprise of two distinct entities, gastroschisis and omphalocele. While often considered together, these congenital anomalies are quite different and pose unique management issues. These issues will be discussed in this chapter.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPearls and Tricks in Pediatric Surgery
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9783030510671
ISBN (Print)9783030510664
Publication statusPublished - 29 Oct 2020
Externally publishedYes


  • Atresia
  • Congenital defect
  • Gastroschisis
  • Neonatal surgical emergency
  • Omphalocele
  • Prenatal diagnosis
  • Short bowel syndrome

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