Predictors of survival for infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia.

@article{Norden1994PredictorsOS,
  title={Predictors of survival for infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia.},
  author={M A Norden and Warwick Butt and Peter McDougall},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={1994},
  volume={29 11},
  pages={1442-6}
}
Over the past decade, the survival rate of infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) treated in the intensive care unit of the Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, has remained unchanged at 56% +/- 6%. Newer forms of treatment, such as extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), high-frequency oscillation, and surfactant and nitric oxide therapy, are now available. The exact role of these therapies in the management of infants with CDH has not been determined. This study examines five… CONTINUE READING