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|Title:||The management of exomphalos||Authors:||Tan, K.L.
|Issue Date:||1975||Citation:||Tan, K.L., Joseph, V.T. (1975). The management of exomphalos. Annals of the Academy of Medicine Singapore 4 (3) : 240-246. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.||Abstract:||Twelve infants with exomphalos and two with gastroschisis and no other congenital anomalies incompatible with life were treated. Conservative management using gentian violet was successful with no complications in 4 infants, was successful in spite of leakage in 1 infant ('opsite' spray used to seal the leak), and resulted in rupture in 3 infants one of whom survived the operation. Surgical treatment was used mainly for small exomphalos, ruptured exomphalos and gastroschisis. Nine infants survived, a survival rate of 64.3%.||Source Title:||Annals of the Academy of Medicine Singapore||URI:||http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/134272||ISSN:||03044602|
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