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Year : 2008  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 109-110

Is progressive pneumoperitoneum useful in delayed repair of large omphaloceles?


Department of Pediatric Surgery, Children's Surgical Hospital, Aurangabad, India

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Vivek Gharpure
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Children's Surgical Hospital, Aurangabad-824113
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-9261.43809

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Repair of exomphalos major in the neonatal period is fraught with risks and complications. Progressive pneumoperitoneum was found to be safe and cost-effective in six patients with exomphalos major who underwent repair at an older age. The technique is particularly suitable for hospitals that do not have facilities for intensive care, ventilation and total parenteral nutrition.






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