PMID: 6390415Sep 1, 1984Paper

Gastroschisis and omphalocele: prenatal diagnosis and perinatal management

Prenatal Diagnosis
J M DavidsonB H Thompson

Abstract

Obstetric ultrasonography has made the prenatal diagnosis of gastroschisis and omphalocele more common. We present illustrative cases and review the ultrasonographic features. Because of the increased risk of concomitant abnormalities (including trisomies) with omphalocele, full evaluation is indicated when this diagnosis is suspected. Recent perinatal approaches to delivery have favoured caesarean section, without scientific evidence that outcome is improved. Our experience, as well as a review of the literature, suggests that the outcome for vaginally delivered infants is acceptable. A prospective study of this question is needed.

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