Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with pediatric omphalocele and gastroschisis (abdominal wall defects)?

Updated: Nov 05, 2019
  • Author: James G Glasser, MD, MA, FACS; Chief Editor: Dharmendra J Nimavat, MD, FAAP  more...
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Answer

Neonatologists and pediatric surgeons share the responsibility for the treatment of babies with abdominal wall defects.

Consultation with a cardiologist, pulmonologist, gastroenterologist, and geneticist may be indicated.


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