Preventive Antireflux Surgery in Patients with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

@article{Chamond2008PreventiveAS,
  title={Preventive Antireflux Surgery in Patients with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia},
  author={Caroline Chamond and Marianne Morineau and Ghania Gouizi and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Bargy and Sylvie Beaudoin},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={32},
  pages={2454-2458}
}
Gastroesophageal reflux (GER) is common in children with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH), and the optimal management in these patients is not well established. The aim of this study was to assess whether a preventive fundoplication performed during the first surgery will improve GER and nutritional morbidity in patients with a left CDH. Thus we studied one group of 17 patients treated with a one-step antireflux procedure (group A) and a group of 19 patients with only initial diaphragmatic… CONTINUE READING
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