Oral Feeding Behaviour Following Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Repair

@article{Dhaliwal2011OralFB,
  title={Oral Feeding Behaviour Following Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Repair},
  author={J Dhaliwal and G Feint and Pooja Belani and Chloe Jackson and Vadivelam Murthy and Ann Hickey},
  journal={Pediatric Research},
  year={2011},
  volume={70},
  pages={634-634}
}
Background and Aims: Feeding difficulties and nutritional compromise are recognised sequelae in survivors following congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) repair. This study aims to investigate factors which may influence oral feeding behaviour in this complex group.Methods: Data analysis on 35 survivors of 61 CDH patients between 2007 and 2010.Results: 16 (46%) of 35 patients had oral feeding problems (OFP) and had a speech and language therapy (SALT) assessment. (table 1) 6 (38%) of those… CONTINUE READING