#121-125 - Abdominal Wall Defects

#121-125 - Abdominal Wall Defects

Incubator & Neonatology Review Podcast

Hello Friends,

This week of The Incubator and Neonatology Review podcast, we reviewed the scary topic of abdominal wall defects. Gastroschisis and Omphaloceles are high yield for board exam and there was definitely a lot for us to cover. We also had the pleasure of hosting Dr. Noor Kassira, a pediatric surgeon from Joe DiMaggio Children's hospital who answered our burning questions on babies with abdominal wall defect and their long-term outcomes.

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Links to the articles we used for this week's series can be found below:

Abdominal Wall Defects - PubMed
The 2 most common congenital abdominal wall defects are gastroschisis and omphalocele. Both are usually diagnosed prenatally with fetal ultrasonography, and affected patients are treated at a center with access to high-risk obstetric services, neonatology, and pediatric surgery. The main distinguish…
Ventral Abdominal Wall Defects - PubMed
Ventral Abdominal Wall Defects
Gastroschisis: Antenatal Sonographic Predictors of Adverse Neonatal Outcome
<i>Objectives</i>. The aim of this review was to identify clinically significant ultrasound predictors of adverse neonatal outcome in fetal gastroschisis. <i>Methods</i>. A quasi-systematic review was conducted in PubMed and Ovid using the key terms &#x201c;gastroschisis,&#x201d; &#x201c;predictors,…
Omphalocele - StatPearls - NCBI Bookshelf
Omphalocele is a rare congenital abdominal wall defect with a reported prevalence of 3.38 per 10,000 pregnancies.[1] It is a protrusion of the abdominal contents covered with peritoneum through the base of the umbilical cord. Omphalocele can be isolated but is more frequently associated with other c…
Vanishing Gastroschisis with a Favorable Outcome after a 3-Year Follow-Up: A Case Report and Literature Review
Vanishing gastroschisis (VG) is a severe complication of gastroschisis with a high mortality rate. We report here a case of VG with a favorable outcome after a 3-year follow-up. A 26-year-old primigravida woman was referred to Strasbourg University Hospital because her fetus was diagnosed with an is…
Primary Fascial Closure versus Staged Closure with Silo in Patientswith Gastroschisis: A Meta-Analysis
Gastroschisis is the most common congenital abdominal wall defect.Despite advances in the surgical closure of gastroschisis, consensus islacking as to which method results in the best patient outcomes. The purposeof this meta-analysis was to compare ...
Gastroschisis - StatPearls - NCBI Bookshelf
Gastroschisis is a paraumbilical, full-thickness abdominal wall defect associated with protrusion of the bowel through the defect. It is rarely associated with genetic conditions. A membrane does not cover the bowel exposed in utero and, as a result, may be matted, dilated, and covered with a fibrin…
Sutureless closure for the management of gastroschisis
Sutureless closure for the management of gastroschisis
Omphalocele is the second most common abdominal birth defect and often occurs with other structural and genetic defects. Little is known about rates, patterns and trends of mortality after the first year of life in diverse populations. The objective of ...

Our guest this week is the brilliant Dr. Noor Kassira. Find out more about Noor at https://www.jdch.com/physicians/k/kassira-noor-m

If you would like to reach out to Dr. Kassira for questions or opportunities to collaborate her email is: NKassira@mhs.net