Congenital diaphragmatic hernia with or without extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: are we making progress?

@article{Lessin1995CongenitalDH,
  title={Congenital diaphragmatic hernia with or without extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: are we making progress?},
  author={Marc S. Lessin and Ian M. Thompson and Manuel Deprez and Marc L. Cullen and Grant C. Whittlesey and Michael D. Klein},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Surgeons},
  year={1995},
  volume={181 1},
  pages={65-71}
}
BACKGROUND Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) continues to have a high mortality rate (24 to 57 percent) despite changing management schemes, which include extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) for treatment of associated persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn. STUDY DESIGN The medical records of 123 acutely symptomatic newborns with CDH treated from 1972 to 1994 were retrospectively reviewed. Patients were divided into three groups to compare historical treatment modalities… CONTINUE READING

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