A member asked:

Which is worse: gastroschisis or an omphalocele?

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Dr. Michel Mikhael answered

Specializes in Neonatology

Comparison: Omphalocele is usually associated with other congenital problems. like heart or genetics defects which affect long term outcome. Gastroschisis is not associated with other problems, but it could be challenging for surgical repair and gut function afterwards

Answered 11/12/2018



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