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What is the prognosis of gastroschisis and an omphalocele?

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Dr. Troy Reyna
Pediatric Surgery 45 years experience
Good: gastroschisis without intestinal injury is 100% survivable. Omphalocele on the other hand is associated with major heart and CNS defects that may prove quite significant.
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Dr. Darryl Blinski
Plastic Surgery 47 years experience
It depends upon the degree of the congenital deformity. The worse grade has a very very low survival rate.
Apr 28, 2015

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