Prospective, interdisciplinary follow-up of children with prenatally diagnosed giant omphalocele: short-term neurodevelopmental outcome.

@article{Danzer2010ProspectiveIF,
  title={Prospective, interdisciplinary follow-up of children with prenatally diagnosed giant omphalocele: short-term neurodevelopmental outcome.},
  author={Enrico Danzer and Marsha Gerdes and Jo Ann D'Agostino and Judy Bernbaum and Jennifer Siegle and Casey H Hoffman and Natalie E. Rintoul and Kenneth W. Liechty and Alan W. Flake and N. Scott Adzick and Holly L. Hedrick},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={45 4},
  pages={718-23}
}
PURPOSE The objective of this study is to determine the short-term neurodevelopmental outcome in infants with giant omphalocele (GO). MATERIALS AND METHODS Between January 2002 and December 2007, 31 consecutive infants with GO received prenatal and postnatal care at our institution. Overall survival was 81% (25/31). Twenty (80%) of the survivors were enrolled in a prospective interdisciplinary follow-up program. Fifteen were at least 6 months of age and received detailed neurodevelopmental… CONTINUE READING

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