Congenital diaphragmatic hernia: where are we and where do we go from here?

@article{Muratore2000CongenitalDH,
  title={Congenital diaphragmatic hernia: where are we and where do we go from here?},
  author={Christopher S. Muratore and J Michael Wilson},
  journal={Seminars in perinatology},
  year={2000},
  volume={24 6},
  pages={418-28}
}
The infant born with congenital diphragmatic hernia (CDH) remains one of the most complex patients to manage. Pulmonary hypoplasia and immaturity of the CDH lung are well recognized as the definitive limitation leading to the high mortality rates. Based on the knowledge that CDH is more a physiological disease than a surgical disease, we have shifted our management strategy from immediate repair to delayed repair and stabilization. The associated pulmonary hypertension and right-to-left shunt… CONTINUE READING
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