The CDH Study Group and advances in the clinical care of the patient with congenital diaphragmatic hernia.

@article{Doyle2004TheCS,
  title={The CDH Study Group and advances in the clinical care of the patient with congenital diaphragmatic hernia.},
  author={Nora M. Doyle and Kevin Patrick Lally},
  journal={Seminars in perinatology},
  year={2004},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={174-84}
}
Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) occurs in 1 of every 2000 to 4000 births and accounts for 8% of all major congenital anomalies. Recurrence risk for a subsequent pregnancy is estimated at 2%. The mortality rate for CDH when diagnosed antenatally, varies with fetal age and with the presence or absence of hydramnios and degree of pulmonary hypoplasia. The prognosis has improved dramatically in recent years, primarily due to advances in neonatal and surgical interventions. Neonatal survival… CONTINUE READING

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