Management of giant omphaloceles: A systematic review of methods of staged surgical vs. nonoperative delayed closure.

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Journal of pediatric surgery, ISSN: 1531-5037, Vol: 51, Issue: 10, Page: 1725-30

Publication Year:
2016
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PMID:
27570242
DOI:
10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2016.07.006
Author(s):
Bauman, Brent, Stephens, Daniel, Gershone, Hannah, Bongiorno, Connie, Osterholm, Erin, Acton, Robert, Hess, Donavon, Saltzman, Daniel, Segura, Bradley
Publisher(s):
Elsevier BV
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Medicine
review description
Despite the numerous methods of closure for giant omphaloceles, uncertainty persists regarding the most effective option. Our purpose was to review the literature to clarify the current methods being used and to determine superiority of either staged surgical procedures or nonoperative delayed closure in order to recommend a standard of care for the management of the giant omphalocele.

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