Pulmonary hypertension associated with congenital diaphragmatic hernia.


C ONGENITAL DIAPHRAGMATIC HERNIA IS A CAUSE OF persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn that lacks an efficient therapy and as such, remains the most life-threatening cause of respiratory failure in newborns. Congenital diaphragmatic hernia is a defect of the diaphragm allowing the abdominal content to ascend into the thorax, thereby compromising… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/S1047951109003965


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