Sutureless vs sutured gastroschisis closure: a prospective randomized controlled trial. J Am Coll Surg 2017; 224: 1091-1096.

Published: 17th May 2018

Authors: Bruzoni M, Jaramillo JD, Dunlap JL, Abrajano C, Stack SW, Hintz SR et al.


In this study that included 39 children, those randomized to sutureless repair were slower to restart full oral feeding (45 versus 28 days, P=0.031) and spent longer in hospital (49 versus 31 days, P=0.016.

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