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Does a silo treat gastroschisis?

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Dr. James Ferguson
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Surgeons will often create a "silo" from 2 pieces of sterile fibrous material that are stitched on 3 sides.
This acts as a temporary housing for the abdominal contents that will not fit in the small abdominal space.It sits on top of the abdomen, and with time the silo is repeatedly stitched across until the contents are pushed back into an enlarging abdominal cavity

In brief: Connfusing question

Surgeons will often create a "silo" from 2 pieces of sterile fibrous material that are stitched on 3 sides.
This acts as a temporary housing for the abdominal contents that will not fit in the small abdominal space.It sits on top of the abdomen, and with time the silo is repeatedly stitched across until the contents are pushed back into an enlarging abdominal cavity
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