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A gentler approach to gastroschisis improves outcomes

Key clinical point: For many infants, the standard approach to gastroschisis is too aggressive.

Major finding: Paralysis was avoided for silo placement in 53 infants (76%) and 32 (46%) avoided intubation.

Study details: Pre-post quality improvement project

Disclosures: There was no industry funding, and the presenter didn’t have any disclosures.


Rottkamp CA et al., PAS 2019 abstract 511.