Donald School Journal of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Register      Login

VOLUME 3 , ISSUE 2 ( April-June, 2009 ) > List of Articles


Surgical and Dysmorphological Aspects of Abdominal Wall Defects

Zoltan Papp, Erik Hauzman, Julia Hajdu, Barbara Pete, Ágnes Harmath

Keywords : Abdominal wall defects,gastroschisis,omphalocele,bladder exstrophy,cloacal exstrophy,complex anomalies associated with abdominal wall defects

Citation Information : Papp Z, Hauzman E, Hajdu J, Pete B, Harmath Á. Surgical and Dysmorphological Aspects of Abdominal Wall Defects. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2009; 3 (2):38-47.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10009-1013

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-03-2010

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2009; The Author(s).


PDF Share
  1. Omphalocele and gastroschisis in Europe: A survey of 3 million births 1980-1990. Am J Med Genet 1995;58:187-94.
  2. Congenital abdominal wall defects in the north of England 1986-1996: Occurrence and outcome. Prenat Diagn 1999;19: 662-68.
  3. Outcome of antenatally diagnosed fetal anterior abdominal wall defects from a single tertiary centre. Fetal Diagn Ther 2008;24:416-19.
  4. Abdominal wall defects. Curr Opin Pediatr 2002;14: 491-97.
  5. Gastroschisis and exomphalos in Ireland 1998-2004. Does antenatal diagnosis impact on outcome? Pediatr Surg Int 2007;23: 1059-63.
  6. Congenital abdominal wall defects: An update. Fetal Diagn Ther 2004;19:385-98.
  7. Gastroschisis and omphalocele: Treatments and long-term outcomes. Pediatr Surg Int 2008;24:167-73.
  8. Long-term follow-up of children with prenatally diagnosed omphalocele and gastroschisis. J Matern Fetal Med 2001;10:385-92.
  9. Gastroschisis: 15 year, single-centre experience. Pediatr Surg Int 2002;18:420-24.
  10. Gastroschisis, atresia, dysmotility: Surgical treatment strategies for a distinct clinical entity. J Pediatr Surg 2008;43:2208-12.
  11. Prenat Diagn 2008;28:1232-37.
  12. Gastroschisis: Sonographic diagnosis, associations, management and outcome. Prenat Diagn 2008;28:633-44.
  13. Gastroschisis: International epidemiology and public health perspectives. Am J Med Genet Part C Semin Med Genet 2008;148C:162-79.
  14. The rising prevalence of gastroschisis and omphalocele in Tennessee. J Pediatr Surg 2007;42:1221-24.
  15. Changing profile of abdominal wall defects in Japan: Results of a national survey. J Pediatr Surg 2000;35:66-71.
  16. 1994. A population-based study of gastroschisis: Demographic, pregnancy and lifestyle risk factors. California Birth Defects Monitoring Program. Teratology 1994;50:44-53.
  17. The National Birth Defects Prevention Study. Maternal asthma use and the risk if gastroschisis. Am J Epidemiol 2008;168:73-79.
  18. Prenatal diagnosis of congenital anomalies. Connecticut: Appleton and Lange 1988;220-32.
  19. The myth of gastroschisis. J Pediatr Surg 1975;10: 235-44.
  20. The pathogenesis of gastroschisis and omphalocele. J Pediatr Surg 1980;15:245-51.
  21. The vascular pathogenesis of gastroschisis: Intrauterine interruption of the omphalomesenteric artery. J Pediatr 1981;98:228-31.
  22. Gastroschisis: Abdominal wall disruption secondary to early gestational interruption of the omphalomesenteric artery. Semin Perinatol 1983;7:294-98.
  23. Development of gastroschisis: Review of hypotheses, a novel hypothesis, and implication for research. Am Med Gent Part A 2007;143A:639-52.
  24. Gastroschisis: A gene-environment model involving the VEGFNOS3 pathway. Am J Med Genet Part C Semin Med Genet 2008;148C:213-18.
  25. Detection of fetal structural abnormalities by an 11-14 weeks ultrasound dating scan in an unselected Swedish Population. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 2006;85:912-15.
  26. Gastroschisis. Clin Obstet Gynecol 2005;48:964-72.
  27. Mode of delivery and neonatal survical of infants with isolated gastroschisis. Obstet Gynecol 2004;104:678-83.
  28. Routine vaesarean section delivery does not improve the outcome of infants with gastroschisis. J Pediatr Surg 2004;39:742-45.
  29. Clinical care outcomes in abdominal wall defects. Curr Opin Pediatr 2008;20:305-10.
  30. Amniotic fluid ƒÀ-endorphine: A prognostic marker for gastroschisis? J Pediatr Surg 2002;37:1602-06.
  31. Gastroschisis minor. J Pediatr Surg 2001;36:51-55.
  32. 1999 Epidemiology of abdominal wall defects, Hawaii 1986-1997. Teratology 1999;60:117-23.
  33. Gastroschisis closure: A technique for improved cosmetic repair. Pediatr Surg Int 2008;24:1057-60.
  34. Increased incidence of cardiac anomalies in pregnancies complicated by gastroschisis. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2005;193:1248-52.
  35. Omphalocele and gastroschisis associated malformations Am J Genet Part A 2008;146A:1280-85.
  36. Gastroschisis and associated defects: An international study. Am J Med Genet Part A 2007;143A:660-71.
  37. Gastroschisis: Can prenatal sonography predict neonatal outcome? Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2003;21:329-33.
  38. Prenatal and postnatal management of omphalocele. Prenat Diagn 2008;28:626-32.
  39. Disorders of the umbilical cord, abdominal wall, urachus, and omphalomesenteric duct. In: Taeusch HW, Ballard RA (Eds). The Avery's disease of the newborn (7th ed). Philadelphia: WB Saunders 1998;933-40.
  40. Abdominal wall and umbilical cord anomalies. Clin Perinatol 2000;27:947-78.
  41. Risk factors in congenital abdominal wall defects (omphalocele and gastroschisis): A study in a series of 265,858 consequtive births. Ann Genet 2001;44:201-08.
  42. Folate-related genes and omphalocele. Am J Med Genet Part A 2005;136A:8-11.
  43. Gastrointestinal tract and internal abdominal wall. In: Kurjak A, Chervenak FA, Carrera JM (Eds). Atlas of fetal anomalies. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publisher 2007;174-94.
  44. Abdominal wall defects and congenital heart disease. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2003;21:334-37.
  45. Cardiac axis in fetuses with abdominal wall defects. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2006;28:785-88.
  46. Exomphalos major suspension: A novel technique. Pediatr Surg Int 2008;24:355-56.
  47. Omphalocele and gastroschisis: Prenatal diagnosis and peripartal management. A case analysis of the years 1989-1997 at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Homburg/Saar. Eur J Obstet gynecol Reprod Biol 1999;87:47-54.
  48. The OEIS complex: Two case reports that illustrate the spectrum of abnormalities and a review of the literature. Prenat Diagn 2006;26:267-72.
  49. Exstrophy of the cloaca and exstrophy of the bladder: Two different expression of a primary developmental field defect. Am J Med Genet 2001;99:261-69.
  50. Abnormal karyotype of fetuses with omphalocele: Prediction based on omphalocele contents. Obstet Gynecol 1990;75:317-31.
  51. The dilemma of prenatal diagnosis of bladder exstrophy: A case report and a review of the literature. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2001;17:357-59.
  52. Prenatal diagnosis and management of abnormalities in the urologic system. Clin Perinatol 2000;4:921-45.
  53. The kidney and urinary tract. In: Martin RJ, Fanaroff AA, Walsh MC, (Eds). Fanaroff and Martin's Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Diseases of the fetus and infant (8th ed). Philadelphia: Mosby Elsevier 2006;1659-83.
  54. Non-visualisation of fetal bladder: Aetiology and management. Prenat Diagn 2001;21:977-83.
  55. New sonographic finding for the prenatal diagnosis of bladder exstrophy: A case report. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2003;21:498-500.
  56. The advantages of 3D sonography in the diagnosed and assessment of fetal abnormalities. In: Kurjak A, Chervenak FA, Carrera JM editors. Atlas of fetal anomalies. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publisher 2007;332.
  57. Bladder exstrophy: Staged reconstruction. Curr Opin Urol 1999;9:499-506.
  58. Early outcome following complete primary repair of bladder exstrophy in the newborn. J Urol 2005;174:1674-79.
  59. Complete repair of bladder exstrophy in the newborn: Complications and management. J Urol 2001;165:2431-33.
  60. Contemporary outcome in bladder exstrophy. Curr Opin Urol 2007;17:272-80.
  61. Complete primary repair of bladder exstrophy: Initial experience with 33 cases. J Urol 2004;172:1441-44.
  62. Early prenatal diagnosis of cloacal exstrophy with fetal magnetic resonance imaging. Fetal Diagn Ther 2008;24:437-39.
  63. A case report of body stalk anomaly complicating a twin pregnancy. Arch Gynecol Obstet 2003;268:245-47.
  64. Prenatal ultrasound diagnosis and management of body stalk anomaly: Analysis of nine singleton and two multiple pregnancies. Ultrasoung Obstet Gynecol 2003;21:322-28.
  65. A syndrome of congenital defects involving the abdominal wall, sternum, diaphragm, pericardium, and heart. Surg Gynecol Obstet 1958;107: 602-14.
  66. Prenatal diagnosis of pentalogy of Cantrell in the first trimester: Is 3 dimensional ultrasonography needed? J Clin Ultrasound 2008;37:112-14.
  67. Syndromes and disorders associated with omphalocele (II): OEIS complex and pentalogy of Cantrell. Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 2007;46:103-10.
  68. Pentalogy of Cantrell: Sonographic assessment. J Clin Ultrasound 2007;35:216-20.
  69. Three-dimensional ultrasound in the evaluation of complex anomalies associated with fetal ventral midline defects (Letter to the editor). Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2002;19:102-04.
  70. Changing findings in pentalogy of Cantrell in fetal life. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2008;32:835-37.
  71. OEIS complex: A population study. Am J Med Genet 2000;92:62-68.
  72. OEIS complex (Omphalocele-exstrophyimperforate anus-spinal defects): A review of 14 cases. Am J Med Genet 2001;99:271-79.
  73. OEIS complex: Prenatal ultrasound and autopsy findings. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2007;29:170-77.
  74. OEIS sequence: A rare congenital anomaly with prenatal evaluation and postnatal outcome in six cases. Prenat Diagn 2008;28:141-47.
PDF Share
PDF Share

© Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) LTD.