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Hernia diapragmatic

Fatih Akbiyik, Tuğrul Hüseyin Tiryaki, Emrah Senel, Ervin Mambet, Ziya Livanelioğlu, Halil Atayurt
Eight children with Morgagni hernia were operated between January 2000 and May 2005. Medical records of the patients were evaluated retrospectively. Ages of the patients were between 3.5 months and 9 years. The diaphragmatic defect was on the right in all patients except one. One patient had bilateral diapragmatic hernia. All of the patients were operated by abdominal approach. All patients had hernial sacs. During operation sac of hernia was everted to peritoneal space without removal and the defect was closed by using nonabsorbable material...
October 2006: Pediatric Surgery International
Seyda Ors Kaya, Nevzat Karabulut, Gokhan Yuncu, Serpil Sevinc, Yilmaz Kiroğlu
The objective of our study was to describe the "sinus cut-off" sign at CT in the diagnosis of diaphragmatic rupture in patients with blunt abdominal trauma complicated with pleural effusion, and evaluate its utility in an experimental model. Between January 2004 and March 2005, we observed an unusual interruption of costophrenic sinus at CT in three patients with blunt abdominal trauma accompanied with pleural effusion. This observation prompted us to evaluate the utility of this sign in an experimental model...
August 2006: European Journal of Radiology
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