Right congenital diaphragmatic hernia: Prenatal assessment and outcome.

  title={Right congenital diaphragmatic hernia: Prenatal assessment and outcome.},
  author={Holly L. Hedrick and Timothy M. Crombleholme and Alan W. Flake and Michael L. Nance and Daniel von Allmen and Lori J. Howell and Mark Paul Johnson and Robert Douglas Wilson and N. Scott Adzick},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  volume={39 3},
  pages={319-23; discussion 319-23}
PURPOSE To understand the natural history of right congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH), the authors retrospectively reviewed 27 cases of right CDH that presented for prenatal evaluation or postnatal treatment. METHODS Between 1995 and September 2002, a total of 194 cases of fetal CDH were evaluated and included 22 right-sided defects. The authors reviewed prenatal diagnostic studies (ultrasound scan, magnetic resonance imaging [MRI] echocardiography) and pre- and postnatal outcomes in these… CONTINUE READING
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