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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Location: These are both birth defects where the intestine comes out of the abdominal wall through a defect. An omphalocele will be covered by a membrane, and t ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristine Thayer
30 years experience in Pediatric Surgery
Congenital wall: Gastroschisis is a tear in the abdominal wall. It can result in the intestines escaping the cavity and spinning around, cutting off the blood supply(v ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Maybe: If the fetus cooperates an ultrasound technician may be able to get enough images of the area involved to sort out the two. It also depends on the si ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Saurborn
22 years experience in Diagnostic Radiology
Usually, yes.: Omphalocele comes from the umbilicus and is covered by a membrane, which makes it relatively smooth appearing. Gastroschisis has no covering so the i ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristine Thayer
30 years experience in Pediatric Surgery
Congenital wall: Gastroschisis and oomphalocele represents congenital abdominal wall defects. Gastroschisis is a tear of the wall next to the umbilical cord allowing ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Kim
26 years experience in Pediatric Surgery
No: Omphalocele is an abdominal wall defect through the umbilical ring. Gastroschisis is an abdominal wall defect that usually occur to the right of the ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michel Mikhael
40 years experience in Neonatology
Comparison: Omphalocele is usually associated with other congenital problems. like heart or genetics defects which affect long term outcome. Gastroschisis is not ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Gastroschesis: These tend to be much more difficult to manage.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience in Pediatric Surgery
Good: gastroschisis without intestinal injury is 100% survivable. Omphalocele on the other hand is associated with major heart and CNS defects that may prov ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Location: These are both birth defects where the intestine comes out of the abdominal wall through a defect. An omphalocele will be covered by a membrane, and t ... Read More
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