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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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Objective

To identify methods of improving the evidence base in smaller surgical specialties, using a systematic review of gastroschisis management as an example.

Background

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.

Methods

A systematic review and meta-analysis was performed comparing ou...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pone.0116908

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Department:
Oxford, MSD, Public Health, Nuffield Department of Population Health, NPEU
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Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, NPEU
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
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PLoS One Journal website
Volume:
10
Issue:
1
Pages:
e0116908
Chapter number:
ARTN e0116908
Publication date:
2015-01-05
Acceptance date:
2014-12-15
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EISSN:
1932-6203
ISSN:
1932-6203
URN:
uuid:9258a86d-9b0b-4e4d-92ae-4cafa55ed484
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505212
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pubs:505212

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