To identify methods of improving the evidence base in smaller surgical specialties, using a systematic review of gastroschisis management as an example.
Operative primary fascial closure (OPFC), and silo placement with staged reduction and delayed closure (SR) are the most commonly used methods of gastroschisis closure. Relative merits of each are unclear.
A systematic review and meta-analysis was performed comparing ou...Expand abstract
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Challenges of improving the evidence base in smaller surgical specialties, as highlighted by a systematic review of gastroschisis management.
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