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Sutureless vs Sutured Gastroschisis Closure

This study aims to prospectively assess outcomes of sutureless versus sutured gastroschisis closure with a randomized control trial. The parameters of this trial were determined using our retrospective study as pilot data. Primary outcome measures will be time on ventilator and time to initiating enteral feeds. Other outcome measures will include cosmetic outcome, length of hospital stay and the associated rate of complications, including bowel resection, sepsis, and death.

Stanford is now accepting new patients for this trial.



  • procedure : Sutureless gastroschisis closure

Phase: N/A


Ages Eligible For Study:

N/A - N/A

Inclusion Criteria

Inclusion criteria are the diagnosis of gastroschisis, birth weight of 1500 grams or greater, and gestational age of 34 weeks or more.

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Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Sanjeev Dutta, MD

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