Closed gastroschisis: Antenatal and postnatal features.

  title={Closed gastroschisis: Antenatal and postnatal features.},
  author={Mark Davenport and Simen Haugen and Anne Greenough and Kypros H. Nicolaides},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  volume={36 12},
Four cases of antenatally diagnosed gastroschisis are described in whom there was significant closure of the abdominal wall defect around the prolapsed midgut. In 2 cases this resulted in near-total midgut infarction and short bowel syndrome. In a further case there was entry and exit jejunal and colonic atresia and significant midgut damage but some… CONTINUE READING