Diaphragmatic Hernia

Known as: Hernia, Diaphragmatic, Diaphragmatic Hernias, Hernia, Diaphragmatic [Disease/Finding] 
A congenital or acquired weakness or opening in the diaphragm which allows abdominal contents to protrude into the chest cavity; congenital… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
RATIONALE Diaphragmatic function is a major determinant of the ability to successfully wean patients from mechanical ventilation… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Although diaphragmatic motion is readily studied by ultrasonography, the procedure remains poorly codified. The aim of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND The combination of complete diaphragm inactivity and mechanical ventilation (for more than 18 hours) elicits disuse… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
We observed two unrelated consanguineous families with malformation syndromes sharing anophthalmia and distinct eyebrows as… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Diaphragmatic injuries occur in 0.8%-8% of patients after blunt trauma. Although the diagnosis may be obvious at standard chest… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Because patients who fail a trial of weaning from mechanical ventilation experience a marked increase in respiratory load, we… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
A method for stereotactic high-dose radiotherapy of malignancies in the abdomen has been developed. A stereotactic frame for the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
1. Twelve healthy subjects (33 +/- 3 years) with a variety of fitness levels (maximal oxygen uptake (VO2, max) = 61 +/- 4 ml kg-1… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Persistent inability to tolerate discontinuation from mechanical ventilation is frequently encountered in patients recovering… (More)
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Highly Cited
1969
Highly Cited
1969
Congenital diaphragmatic hernia is a defect in the diaphragm. The diaphragm, which is composed of muscle and other fibrous tissue… (More)
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