Delayed repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernia with early high-frequency oscillatory ventilation during preoperative stabilization.

@article{Reyes1998DelayedRO,
  title={Delayed repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernia with early high-frequency oscillatory ventilation during preoperative stabilization.},
  author={Catherine Joyce Reyes and Lawrence K Chang and Feizal Waffarn and Haaris S Mir and M J Warden and Jack H Sills},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={1998},
  volume={33 7},
  pages={1010-4; discussion 1014-6}
}
PURPOSE The authors reviewed their experience in the management of CDH after the introduction of early high-frequency oscillatory ventilation (HFOV) during the preoperative stabilization period and delayed CDH repair. METHODS This is a retrospective analysis of 24 consecutive infants with CDH treated at University of California, Irvine Medical Center (UCIMC) during a 36-month period from January 1993 to December 1996. RESULTS Two patients were excluded from the study: one fetus with a… CONTINUE READING