Sutureless vs Sutured Gastroschisis Closure

Not Recruiting

Trial ID: NCT01094587


This study aims to prospectively assess outcomes of sutureless versus sutured gastroschisis closure with a randomized control trial. The parameters of this trial were determined using our retrospective study as pilot data. Primary outcome measures will be time on ventilator and time to initiating enteral feeds. Other outcome measures will include cosmetic outcome, length of hospital stay and the associated rate of complications, including bowel resection, sepsis, and death.

Official Title

Sutureless vs Sutured Gastroschisis Closure


Inclusion Criteria:Inclusion criteria are the diagnosis of gastroschisis, birth weight of
1500 grams or greater, and gestational age of 34 weeks or more.

Exclusion Criteria:Exclusion criteria are infants with other major abnormalities or medical
conditions, grade IV intraventricular hemorrhage, inability to obtain informed consent, and
the presence of a closed-type gastroschisis defect.


procedure: Gastroschisis closure with suture

procedure: Gastroschisis closure without suture

Not Recruiting

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Sanjeev Dutta, MD