Management of Giant Omphaloceles

Moderator
Rony Marwan, M.D.
Colorado Children's Hospital, Aurora, CO

Expert Panelists
Erik Skarsgard, M.D.
British Columbia Children's Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA

Carroll Harmon, M.D.
John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital, Buffalo, NY

 

Moderator Rony Marwan, M.D., was joined by an Expert Panel composed of Erik Skarsgard, M.D., and Carroll Harmon, M.D., in a discussion of what constitues a giant omphalocele. The webinar discussed the physiological sequences within the context of surgical approaches to repair and management options, including Paint and Wait, Schuster Technique, and Wound Vac Application. Three patient cases illustrating this information were presented by Dr. Marwan. The Expert Panelists commented on the various treatment options, best strategies for treatment, and general disucssion about each of the patient cases. A global live audience contributed their own thoughts and suggestions.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand omphaloceles and what constitues a "Giant Omphalocele"
  • Learn physiological sequelae of a Giant Omphalocele
  • Understand the management options in the Fetal to Neonatal Transition
  • Be able to describe the surgical management options for Giant Omphaloceles (Paint and Wait, Schuster Technique, Wound Vac)

Presentations

Overview of Giant Omphaloceles (Presented by Rony Marwan, M.D.)
Summary Slides | Video

Giant Omphalocele Treatment Fundamentals (Presented by Rony Marwan, M.D.)
Summary Slide | Video

Patient Case: Evaluation of Newborn with Abdominal Wall Defect (Presented by Rony Marwan, M.D.)
Summary Slides | Video

Patient Case: Prenatally Diagnosed Omphalocele (Presented by Rony Marwan, M.D.)
Summary Slides | Video

Patient Case: Prenatally Diagnosed Omphalocele with Tetralogy of Fallot (Presented by Rony Marwan, M.D.)
Summary Slides | Video

Options in Treating Giant Omphaloceles (Presented by Rony Marwan, M.D.)
Summary Slides | Video

 

This THP Webinar was presented on 29 June 2018.