Children's Hospital Colorado

Abdominal Wall Defects

Abdominal wall defects affect the stomach, intestines and other digestive organs in a developing fetus. They often are detected before a baby is born and can be treated in utero or after birth.

At the Colorado Fetal Care Center, we have a dedicated team of fetal care specialists who are well-acquainted with a variety abdominal wall defects. Thanks to their extensive knowledge and multidisciplinary approach, we are able to improve outcomes for babies diagnosed with these conditions.

Learn more about different abdominal wall defects and how we diagnose and treat them in our center:

Bladder exstrophy

Body-stalk anomaly

Cloacal exstrophy

Ectopia cordis

Gastroschisis

Omphalocele

Pentalogy of Cantrell

Contact the Colorado Fetal Care Center

Cartoon image of a patient and doctor having a telehealth call.

Keeping you safe, wherever you are

We're here when you need us with the same safe, high-quality care we've always offered, even during the pandemic. Now, in many cases, you can get that care without even leaving home because we offer virtual visits across every one of our specialties.

See if telehealth is right for your child

 

Get to know our pediatric experts.

Debnath Chatterjee, MD

Debnath Chatterjee, MD

Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology

Patient ratings and reviews are not available Why?

Bettina Cuneo, MD

Bettina Cuneo, MD

Cardiology - Pediatric, Pediatrics

Patient ratings and reviews are not available Why?

Allison Dempsey, PhD

Allison Dempsey, PhD

Patient ratings and reviews are not available Why?

Mariana Meyers, MD

Mariana Meyers, MD

Radiology, Radiology - Pediatric

Patient ratings and reviews are not available Why?