Anterior abdominal wall anomalies


Elicevik M.

TURK PEDIATRI ARSIVI-TURKISH ARCHIVES OF PEDIATRICS, cilt.45, ss.29-34, 2010 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 45
  • Basım Tarihi: 2010
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4274/tpa.45.29
  • Dergi Adı: TURK PEDIATRI ARSIVI-TURKISH ARCHIVES OF PEDIATRICS
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.29-34

Özet

Anterior abdominal wall defects consists of omphalocele, gastroschisis, umblical hernia and exstrophy-epispadias complex. This section is written for the diagnosis and treatment of those anomalies which are summarized by figures. Managment of abdominal wall defects requires collaboration between the Pediatricians and Pediatric Surgeons. The pitfalls of preoperative and postoperative care from the respect of Pediatrics and intensive care unit are established. Especially the exstrophy-epispadias complex is a life long diasease, special attention for the diagnosis and treatment of mainly the urogenital and associated malformations must be given on the long term follow-up. Patient transfer to specialized centers of Pediatric Urology, in the field of exstrophy-epispadias-complex is recommended. (Turk Arch Ped 2010; 45 Suppl: 29-34)