Gastroschisis News and Research

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Gastroschisis (also called paraomphalocele, laparoschisis, abdominoschisis, or abdominal hernia) is a type of inherited congenital abdominal wall defect in which the intestines and sometimes other organs develop outside the fetal abdomen through an opening in the abdominal wall.
New study highlights need for expanding access to surgery for children in somaliland

New study highlights need for expanding access to surgery for children in somaliland

Maternal alcohol use early in pregnancy may be risk factor for infant abdominal malformation

Maternal alcohol use early in pregnancy may be risk factor for infant abdominal malformation

New study may contribute to ongoing debate on fortification program

New study may contribute to ongoing debate on fortification program

Nutrinia's NTRA-9620 granted FDA orphan drug designation for treatment of short bowel syndrome

Nutrinia's NTRA-9620 granted FDA orphan drug designation for treatment of short bowel syndrome

Drinking alcohol before pregnancy linked to intestinal birth defect

Drinking alcohol before pregnancy linked to intestinal birth defect

Study reveals that more than 14% of pregnant women are prescribed opioids for pain

Study reveals that more than 14% of pregnant women are prescribed opioids for pain

Euro-Peristat project releases second European Perinatal Health Report

Euro-Peristat project releases second European Perinatal Health Report

Congenital anomaly clusters may be going undetected in UK

Congenital anomaly clusters may be going undetected in UK

Study reveals decline in number of babies born with birth defects across Europe

Study reveals decline in number of babies born with birth defects across Europe

Exposure to agricultural chemical atrazine linked to birth defect gastroschisis

Exposure to agricultural chemical atrazine linked to birth defect gastroschisis

New analysis reveals high rates of CNS disorders in autistic children

New analysis reveals high rates of CNS disorders in autistic children

Gastroschisis may be associated with infections during pregnancy

Gastroschisis may be associated with infections during pregnancy

Obesity during pregnancy associated with increased risk of birth defects

Obesity during pregnancy associated with increased risk of birth defects

Survival of newborns with abdominal holes differs according to hospital

Survival of newborns with abdominal holes differs according to hospital

Maternal obesity and birth defects

Maternal obesity and birth defects

Why does prolonged IV feeding damage the liver?

Why does prolonged IV feeding damage the liver?