Prediction of morbidity during infancy after repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernia.

@article{Naik1996PredictionOM,
  title={Prediction of morbidity during infancy after repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernia.},
  author={Suraj Naik and Anne Greenough and Yi Zhang and Mark Davenport},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={1996},
  volume={31 12},
  pages={1651-4}
}
Recent studies have suggested there may be a high incidence of pulmonary and extrapulmonary sequelae among infants who have undergone repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH). The aim of this study was to identify factors that predict high-risk cases to facilitate counseling of parents. Morbidity, defined as conditions requiring treatment and/or hospitalization during follow-up, was documented. Only five of 15 cases that had been diagnosed antenatally (at 16 to 26 weeks' gestation) and… CONTINUE READING

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