European J Pediatr Surg Rep. 2015; 03(02): 061-063
DOI: 10.1055/s-0035-1549364
Case Report
Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York

Management of a Giant Omphalocele with Non–Cross-Linked Intact Porcine-Derived Acellular Dermal Matrix (Strattice) Combined with Vacuum Therapy

Daisy Vieira Travassos
1  Department of Pediatric Surgery, Wilhelmina Children's Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
,
Albertien M. van Eerde
2  Department of Medical Genetics, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
,
William L.M. Kramer
1  Department of Pediatric Surgery, Wilhelmina Children's Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Publication History

04 June 2014

02 March 2015

Publication Date:
26 June 2015 (online)

Abstract

The management of giant omphaloceles at our department is primarily conservative. However, management can be challenging if the omphalocele is ruptured or the sac has to be removed. We report a case in which a giant omphalocele in a newborn female patient was managed by covering the abdominal defect with non–cross-linked intact porcine-derived acellular dermal matrix (Strattice reconstructive tissue matrix, LifeCell Corp., Branchburg, New Jersey, United States) sutured to the fascia combined with vacuum therapy.

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