John M. Malleis

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Congenital abdominal wall defects are common anomalies which include gastroschisis, omphalocele and umbilical cord hernia. Recent reports indicate that gastroschisis is increasing in prevalence, whereas omphalocele has remained steady, suggesting that environmental factors may play a part in their pathogenesis. The aim of this study is to review animal(More)
BACKGROUND Since 30 years, we have attempted to repair gastroschisis as early as possible, often even in the delivery room. We examined 12 recent years of patient records to evaluate the effect of immediate repair and other factors on the outcome of gastroschisis. METHODS We reviewed the medical records of patients presenting with gastroschisis (87) at(More)
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