WORLD JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, vol.6, no.3, pp.274-277, 2010 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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WORLD JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
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giant omphalocele, newborn, treatment, ABDOMINAL-WALL DEFECTS, EXTERNAL COMPRESSION, STAGED REPAIR, REDUCTION, MANAGEMENT, CLOSURE, MESH, GASTROSCHISIS, ADHESIONS, SAC
The management of giant omphalocele (GO) presents a major challenge to pediatric surgeons. Current treatment modalities may result in wound infection, fascial separation, and abdominal domain loss. We report a GO infant who required a delayed closure and was managed using sterile incision drape and polypropylene mesh.