A new nonoperative treatment of large omphaloceles with a polymer membrane.

Abstract

The management of a huge omphalocele that cannot be primarily closed presents many difficulties. When surgery is technically impossible, the application of a Silon pouch carries a serious risk of infection and painting the sac with tinctures has its own peculiar problems. A newborn baby with a large unruptured omphalocele was successfully treated by… (More)

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