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Omphalocele & Gastroschisis - SNguyen

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Unformatted text preview: Gastroschisis and Gastroschisis and Omphalocele Gastroschisis Gastroschisis Defect in abdominal wall, usually to right of intact umbilical cord Results in herniaton of free bowel loops into amniotic fluid No sac covering 1/10,000 live births Gastroschisis Gastroschisis bowel shortened thick, inflammatory peel 25% association w/ intestinal atresias Malrotation, meckel’s diverticulum, low birth weight also assoc Etiology Etiology Unknown cause, many theories Failure of abdominal wall to form properly Vascular disruption at abd wall In utero disruption of omphalocele Prenatal diagnosis Prenatal diagnosis Prenatal management Prenatal management Vaginal delivery OK Prognosis good d/t low associated anomalies Immediate Surgical Repair Delays d/t institutional transfers costly Treatment Treatment Initially IVF, gastric decompression, Broad spectrum antibiotics, coverage of bowel Intraop ­ ? midgut volvulus, intestinal perforation 75% of cases, reduction is successful Monitor intraabdominal pressures Surgical repair Surgical repair Resection of infarcted bowel Primary anastamoses should not be performed Small bowel atresias can be left alone, repaired later Outcome Outcome Overall 85% survival complications Short gut syndrome Developmental delay Necrotizing Enterocolitis Cholestatic liver disease from prolonged TPN Omphalocele Omphalocele Central abdominal defect into which abdominal viscera can herniate Covered by sac Omphalocele Omphalocele Umbilical cord inserts onto the membrane Large defects can extend from umbilicus to costal margin – contain liver, small and large bowel Omphalocele Omphalocele 1/4000 live births Failure of abdominal wall to fuse at umbilical ring Unlike gastroschisis, bowel is not significantly injured, normal motility and function Associated anomalies Associated anomalies 40% have chromosomal abnormalities (Trisomy 13, 18, 21, Turner’s and Klinefelter synd) 60­70% infants have associated malformations Cardiovascular, genitourinary, CNS Beckwith­Wiedman syndrome Pentalogy of Cantrell Prognosis based on associated anomalies Prenatal Diagnosis Prenatal Diagnosis Abd wall sac Prenatal management Prenatal management Due to hi co­incidence of malformations Karyotype Fetal US – CNS, cardiac, craniofacial abnormalities Mortality and Morbidity directly related to associated congenital abnormalities Consideration of termination of pregnancy May need C­section d/t risk of dystocia Initial postnatal management Initial postnatal management Cardiac evaluation (echo) Exam for other abnormalities Emergent Surgical repair not necessary as membrane protects viscera If too unstable for anesthetic – nonoperative management Topical agent – provides bacteriostatic eschar, then progressively epithelializes Operative Managment Operative Managment Operative management Operative management Abdominal pressures monitored Larger defects silo closure w/ progressive reduction Skin closure over defect, later ventral hernia repair Outcome Outcome Overal mortality 35% Survival > 90% if free of cardiac, chrom abnls Bowel function normal Most Morbidity and Mortality d/t associated abnormalities ...
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  • Fall '11
  • Dr.Aslam
  • Prenatal diagnosis, gastroschisis, surgical repair, Omphalocele, Prenatal management, Initial postnatal management

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