Umbilical reconstruction after repair of omphalocele and gastroschisis.

@article{Park1999UmbilicalRA,
  title={Umbilical reconstruction after repair of omphalocele and gastroschisis.},
  author={Susam Park and Yuiro Hata and Osamu Ito and Kazuyuki Tokioka and Keizo Kagawa},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={1999},
  volume={104 1},
  pages={204-7}
}
This article presents our technique of umbilical reconstruction after the repair of omphalocele and gastroschisis. We have treated 8 patients with an average follow-up period of 13 months (range, 6 approximately 24 months). No major complications have occurred; minor complications have included delayed wound healing, decreased umbilical depth, and hematoma. Our procedure is especially useful for patients who have a midline abdominal scar and relatively intact bilateral rectus abdominis muscles… CONTINUE READING