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Case of successful correction of defects in pentada Cantrell

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Mikhail Aksel’rov; Viktoria Emel’janova; Tatiana Sergienko; Natalia Kiseleva; Oleg Verholancev; Sergey Minaev; Irina Komarova;

The article presents a clinical case of successful surgical correction of the Pentada Cantrell. In a newborn child omphalocele, partial abdominal ectopia of the heart, the defect of the pericardium, diaphragm as well as an interventricular septal defect were diagnosed after birth. In the early neonatal period he has successfully undergone plastic surgery of the anterior abdominal wall, displacement of the heart in the chest cavity, suturing of the defects of the pericardium and diaphragm.


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Keywords: ectopia of heart, Pentada Cantrell, abdominal wall defect, diaphragmatic hernia, pericardium defect,newborn, surgical treatment

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