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Congential diaphragmatic hernia

Z Stranák, I Kucerová, I Urbánková, B Goldová, I Vítková, M Rygl, K Pýcha, L Krofta
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this article is to review the current options of prenatal diagnosis in congential diaphragmatic hernia (CDH). SUBJECT: Systematic review. SETTING: Institute for the Care of Mother and Child, 3rd Medical Faculty, Prague. SUBJECT AND METHOD: Review of recent published data. CONCLUSION: The basic method for prenatal diagnosis of congenital diaphragmatic hernia is 2D ultrasonography: measurement of lung-to-head ratio (LHR), observed to expected lung to head ratio (observed to expected LHR - O/E LHR), localization of diaphragmatic defect, assessment of liver position and presence of associated anomalies (negative prognostic factors)...
June 2009: Ceská Gynekologie
Jason D Fraser, Randall O Craft, Kristi L Harold, Dawn E Jaroszewski
A 75-year-old woman who presented with a cough was found on investigation to have a large right-sided diaphragmatic hernia with intrathoracic herniation of the colon, small bowel, and right kidney. The patient denied any history of trauma and therefore the hernia was felt to be congenital in nature. The patient underwent a combined laparoscopic repair with polytetrafluoroethylene mesh and a thoracoscopic lysis of adhesions of the posterior right-sided diaphragmatic hernia. To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of a combined laparoscopic and thoracoscopic repair of a congential diahphragmatic hernia...
February 2009: Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques
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November 1962: Shonika. Pediatrics of Japan
J A Majeski
A case of asplenia with the assoicated congential defects of a diaphragmatic hernia, hydrocephalus, anophthalmia, and dysostosis of the frontal skull bones is reported. A small ventricular septal defect was also present. The case is discussed with particular emphasis on the embryologic malformations.
November 1978: Southern Medical Journal
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