Traumatic diaphragmatic hernias.


In every serious thoracic or abdominal injury, or both, a hernia of the diaphragm should be suspected and always sought clinically and roentgenologically. If a hernia is present, compatible with the condition of the patient, it should be operated upon immediately. The choice of surgical access depends upon the associated lesions. We prefer thoracotomy as… (More)


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@article{Nano1980TraumaticDH, title={Traumatic diaphragmatic hernias.}, author={Mario Nano and Marcello Dei Poli and Claudio Mossetti and Giuliano Maggi}, journal={Surgery, gynecology & obstetrics}, year={1980}, volume={151 2}, pages={191-2} }