Cardiopulmonary anatomy and function in long-term survivors of mild to moderate congenital diaphragmatic hernia.

@article{Stefanutti2004CardiopulmonaryAA,
  title={Cardiopulmonary anatomy and function in long-term survivors of mild to moderate congenital diaphragmatic hernia.},
  author={Giorgio Stefanutti and Marco Filippone and Nicola Tommasoni and P Midrio and Pietro Zucchetta and Giorgio Svaluto Moreolo and Tiziana Toffolutti and Eugenio Baraldi and Piergiorgio Gamba},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={39 4},
  pages={526-31}
}
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE In the last decades, several studies regarding cardiopulmonary sequelae in survivors of congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) have been published, but results often are conflicting, and controversies still exist. The aim of this study was to assess cardiopulmonary anatomic and functional outcome in a group of long-term survivors of CDH of mild to moderate degree. METHODS Twenty-four children aged 8.15 +/- 2.80 years underwent clinical examination with growth assessment… CONTINUE READING

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