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However, this infant was born with some other congenital anomalies of gut rotation including anterior abdominal wall defect, bowel herniation, and vestibular anus described only in the severest forms of PKS.
After approximately 1 week, a delayed repair or staged surgery of the abdominal wall defect repair is performed.
Giant omphaloceles have been defined by various criteria, including the diameter of the sac or abdominal wall defect, ability or inability for a primary closure at the defect, a tissue defect >5 cm, liver-containing herniation of viscera, and volume disproportion between the abdominal viscera and abdominal cavity.
External examination showed an abdominal wall defect (9 X 7 cm in size) located to the right of the midline umbilicus.
Since the 1950s, when tantalum meshes were first used to repair ventral hernias,14,15 various meshes have been used in clinical practice.3,8-13 Mesh repair helps to reduce the high hernia recurrence rate from over 50% to 20%.16 Use of a mesh to reinforce the abdominal wall is considered the gold standard in OVHR,16 since the mesh strengthens the abdominal wall defect without tension.
Spigelian hernia is an uncommon abdominal wall defect and requires a high index of suspicion in diagnosis.
The particular abdominal wall defect as well as the health status and lifestyle of the patient are important considerations so the goal of repair is to prevent possible wound complications: infection, seroma, hematoma, fistula, skin necrosis, and recurrences.
The group of others included one patient with a large abdominal wall defect after necrosis of the fascia and one patient with an infected ventral hernia mesh.
A minor omphalocoele was defined as an abdominal wall defect <5 cm in diameter, while a major omphalocoele was defined as one >5 cm in diameter.
Damage control surgery is one of the reasons for leaving an abdomen open initially.1 The abdominal wall defect can be due to leaving an abdominal incision open at the completion of surgery or by re-opening the abdomen for the reason of abdominal compartment syndrome.2 Open abdomen exposes the viscera and leads to fluid, electrolyte and temperature loss, which can be reduced with temporary abdominal closure techniques until the abdomen can be closed secondarily, or graft/flap coverage provided.3
Once clusters were localized, demographic characteristics of mothers and their children born with an isolated abdominal wall defect and residing within a given cluster were compared with analogous characteristics for Wielkopolskie voivodeship.
Omphalocele or exomphalos is a midline abdominal wall defect containing herniated viscera covered by a membrane.