Does timing of gastroschisis repair matter? A comparison using the ACS NSQIP pediatric database.


BACKGROUND There is no consensus on optimal timing of gastroschisis repair. The 2012-2014 ACS NSQIP Pediatric Participant Use Data File was used to compare outcomes of primary versus staged gastroschisis repair. METHODS Cases were divided into primary repair (0-1day) and staged repair (4-14days). Baseline characteristics and outcomes were compared for… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2017.02.008