Premature baby born with her intestines OUTSIDE her body defies odds to survive 
Autumn Warner was born in Kamloops, Canada nine weeks early on July 5 by emergency C-section with a birth defect called gastroschisis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother-of-four, 24, reveals baby was born with her intestines outside of her stomach
Laura Woodward, 24, from Lancashire, received the news her baby had gastroschisis - a birth defect that causes a baby's intestines to be born outside of their body before her 12-week scan. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What are Some of the Complications of Short Bowel Syndrome?
Discussion Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is one of the most common gastrointestinal emergencies in neonates. Mortality rates are from 0-45% depending on infant weight and gestation with more premature and smaller infants having greater mortality. NEC usually occurs in premature infants but it also occurs in term infants. The etiology is unknown but is probably multifactorial with ischemia and/or reperfusion playing some role. There are ‘outbreaks’ of NEC but no causative organism has been identified. Regardless of the originating cause, inflammation of the intestine and release of inflammatory mediators causes variou...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - August 30, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Mother needs £20K life-saving treatment for son, four, who was born with his bowel OUTSIDE body
Patrick Askham, from Leeds, was born with Gastroschisis, which means that part of his intestine was outside of his body. He now needs a £20,000 operation to save his life. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Baby defied the odds to survive after she was born with her bowel OUTSIDE HER BODY
Lily-Rae Lawrence, of Sheffield, was born with the birth defect gastroschisis, which occurs when the bowels exit the body via a hole near the belly button. She turns one on Thursday. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gastroschisis Trends and Link to Opioid Prescription Rates Gastroschisis Trends and Link to Opioid Prescription Rates
Is there an association between opioid use during pregnancy and gastroschisis, a rare but increasing birth defect?Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

CDC: Slight Hike in Prevalence of Gastroschisis Since 2006-2010
TUESDAY, Jan. 22, 2019 -- Over time, the prevalence of gastroschisis has increased, with more babies born with gastroschisis in areas with high and medium versus low opioid prescription rates, according to research published in the Jan. 18 issue of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 22, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

CDC: What Opioid Use Has To Do With This Gut Spilling Birth Defect
Gastroschisis is a birth defect where your baby ' s intestines and potentially other organs stick out of the body. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Gastroschisis Trends and Ecologic Link to Opioid Prescription Rates - United States, 2006-2015 | MMWR
During 2011-2015, gastroschisis prevalence was 4.5 per 10,000 live births, which was 10% higher than the prevalence during 2006-2010. An ecologic analysis found a higher prevalence of gastroschisis where opioid prescriptions rates were high, supporting epidemiologic data suggesting an association between opioid use during pregnancy and gastroschisis. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 18, 2019 Category: American Health Tags: Gastroschisis MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Opioids Source Type: news

Opioid Use in Pregnancy Linked to Birth Defects?
Researchers recently found that counties that had higher rates of opioid prescribing had nearly two times more babies born with their intestines outside of their bodies, a condition known as gastroschisis, compared with counties with low opioid prescribing rates. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Opioid Use in Pregnancy Tied to Severe Birth Defects
THURSDAY, Jan. 17, 2019 -- More American infants are being born with their intestines outside of their bodies, and the disturbing trend might be linked to the opioid crisis, health officials reported Thursday. The condition, called gastroschisis, is... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 17, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Daughter's Birth Defect Led Him to Medical School
Chris Zeman didn ' t plan to be a physician, but when his daughter was born with gastroschisis, he was inspired to go back to school at age 31. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - December 10, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Tanzania:In a First for Indian Hospital, Tanzanian Teen With Rare Disorder Undergoes High Risk Surgery
[Citizen] A 19-year-old Tanzanian girl from Zanzibar has gone through surgery at SIMS hospital in Chennai, India for a a rare congenital defect that left her with a bloated stomach. Reports from Indian news outlets, The Hindu and New Indian Express, indicate that Ms Sauda Suleiman Amour was diagnosed as suffering from omphalocele, a condition where the abdomen wall that protects organs such as intestines and liver is thin. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 15, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Muhimbili Hospital Detains an Infant's Body for Two Days Over a U.S.$263 Bill
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Ms Hamida Gwota gave birth through caesarean section at Muhimbili National Hospital on May 7 this year. Her child was born with gastroschisis, a birth defect where the child's intestines are found outside. Unfortunately, Hamida's child died five days later, on May 12. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 21, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Early Alcohol Use in Pregnancy Tied to Gastroschisis
TUESDAY, April 3, 2018 -- Alcohol consumption early in pregnancy may be a risk factor for the development of gastroschisis in neonates, according to a study published recently in the Journal of Maternal-Fetal& Neonatal Medicine. Jean R.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 3, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news