Gastroschisis

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Gastroschisis

Gastroschisis is a congenital defect of the abdominal wall that occurs laterally to, and often to the right of, a normally closed umbilical ring. Visceral organs that herniate through the defect are not covered by a membrane. Gastroschisis is distinct from omphalocele ({164750}), which is characterized by herniation of abdominal contents through the base of the umbilical cord; in omphalocele, the visceral organs are covered by membranes (summary by {9:Mastroiacovo et al., 2007}). Both omphalocele and gastroschisis, when they occur without other malformations, are probably multifactorial ({1:Baird and MacDonald, 1981}).
 

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The terms "Gastroschisis" returned 127 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Gastroschisis: A pandemic with increasing rates? ECLAMC experience in Chile 1982-2015].
 

Author(s): Julio Nazer Herrera, Lucas Karachon Essedin, Lucía Cifuentes Ovalle, Rodrigo Assar Cuevas

Journal: Rev Chil Pediatr. ;87(5):380-386.

 

Several communications have reported a significant increase in the prevalence of gastroschisis at birth in the last three decades. In many Countries it is referred to as "a pandemic strongly associated to low maternal age".

Last Updated: 31 Jul 2016

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Heightened Immune Activation in Fetuses with Gastroschisis May Be Blocked by Targeting IL-5.
 

Author(s): Michela Frascoli, Cerine Jeanty, Shannon Fleck, Patriss W Moradi, Sheila Keating, Aras N Mattis, Qizhi Tang, Tippi C MacKenzie

Journal: J. Immunol.. 2016 Jun;196(12):4957-66.

 

The development of the fetal immune system during pregnancy is a well-orchestrated process with important consequences for fetal and neonatal health, but prenatal factors that affect immune activation are poorly understood. We hypothesized that chronic fetal inflammation may lead ...

Last Updated: 4 Jun 2016

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[Cognitive assessment in children who presented gastroschisis: a case-control study].
 

Author(s): Teresita Villasenor-Cabrera, Ilude Pacheco-Sanchez, Genoveva Rizo-Curiel, Ricardo Nuno-Romero, Joaquín Garcia-Estrada

Journal: Rev Neurol. 2016 Apr;62(8):337-43.

 

Gastroschisis is a malformation of the abdominal wall that is corrected by surgery and requires special hospital care, such as immobilisation, dietary restriction and separation from the mother for a variable period of time, among others. To analyse the possible cognitive repercussions, ...

Last Updated: 12 Apr 2016

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The terms "Gastroschisis" returned 10 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Intra-Amniotic Hemorrhage Imitating Gastroschisis: A Case Report and Review of the Literature.
 

Author(s): Everett F Magann, Kinsey I Dinnel, Nader Z Rabie, Amanda L Shoemaker, Nirvana A Manning

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BACKGROUND A spontaneous intra-amniotic hemorrhage is rarely encountered during pregnancy. The correct diagnosis and management are problematic because of the infrequency of this condition and the high likelihood of a misdiagnosis. CASE REPORT A primigravida with an uncomplicated ...

Last Updated: 20 Oct 2016

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Prenatal Risk Factors and Outcomes in Gastroschisis: A Meta-Analysis.
 

Author(s): Francesco D'Antonio, Calogero Virgone, Giuseppe Rizzo, Asma Khalil, David Baud, Titia E Cohen-Overbeek, Marina Kuleva, Laurent J Salomon, Maria Elena Flacco, Lamberto Manzoli, Stefano Giuliani

Journal: Pediatrics. 2015 Jul;136(1):e159-69.

 

Gastroschisis is a congenital anomaly with increasing incidence, easy prenatal diagnosis and extremely variable postnatal outcomes. Our objective was to systematically review the evidence regarding the association between prenatal ultrasound signs (intraabdominal bowel dilatation ...

Last Updated: 3 Jul 2015

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Challenges of improving the evidence base in smaller surgical specialties, as highlighted by a systematic review of gastroschisis management.
 

Author(s): Benjamin S R Allin, Win Hou W Tse, Sean Marven, Paul R V Johnson, Marian Knight

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To identify methods of improving the evidence base in smaller surgical specialties, using a systematic review of gastroschisis management as an example.

Last Updated: 27 Jan 2015

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Silo Versus Primary Closure for Gastroschisis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Gastroschisis

 

Last Updated: 6 Jan 2017

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Gastroschisis Outcomes of Delivery (GOOD) Study
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Gastroschisis

 

Last Updated: 12 May 2016

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Direct Peritoneal Resuscitation in Gastroschisis
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Gastroschisis

 

Last Updated: 7 Aug 2017

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