Right-sided diaphragmatic hernia in infants after liver transplantation.

@article{McCabe2005RightsidedDH,
  title={Right-sided diaphragmatic hernia in infants after liver transplantation.},
  author={Amanda Jayne McCabe and J. Daniel Orr and Khalid Sharif and Jean de Ville de Goyet},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={40 7},
  pages={
          1181-4
        }
}
Liver transplantation is just as successful in infants as in older children, but more challenging. This relates to the low weight of the recipients and to their rapidly deteriorating clinical condition (malnutrition and end-stage liver disease) ( J Pediatr 1990;117:205-210; BMJ 1993;307:825-828; Ann Surg 1996;223:658-664; Transplantation 1997;64:242-248; J Pediatr Surg 1998;33:20-23). In addition, higher rates of diaphragmatic complications have been shown to significantly correlate with a… CONTINUE READING
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