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Repairing omphalocele through surgery

Posted on Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 at 3:40 pm by Williams Hart    

Omphalocele, or the congenital abdominal defect in which internal organs like the intestines and liver are located in a sac outside the abdomen, can only be treated through surgery.

Surgery is needed to place the organs back inside the body where they belong. Depending on the severity of the omphalocele, it can either be fixed right away or will need to be done later in the baby’s life. Typically, the operation will consist of a surgeon sewing a man-made material over the omphalocele, eventually allowing the omphalocele to be pushed back into the stomach.

Unfortunately, omphalocele is one of the many congenital defects  linked to the use of the anti depressant drug Zoloft by pregnant women. If you believe your child has omphalocele due to Zoloft use during pregnancy, contact a lawyer from Williams Hart at (800) 220-9341 to find out how you may seek compensation.

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