A new abdominal wall reconstruction strategy for giant omphalocele

Yoshiaki Takahashi, Kouji Nagata, Kina Miyoshi, Yukihiro Toriigahara, Yoshirou Masuda, Toshiharu Matsuura, Sei Yoshida, Yoshiaki Kinoshita, Tomoaki Taguchi

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Abstract

The mortality rate of giant omphalocele has improved; however long-term follow-up has revealed umbilical defects and deformities after primary closure. We herein report the efficacy of a new abdominal wall reconstruction strategy combining a component separation technique with delayed natural and deep umbilicoplasty.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)90-94
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports
Volume31
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2018

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Surgery

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