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RESEARCH: “Approach to a large rare diaphragmatic hernia in a patient undergoing cardiac surgery”

Hernia of Morgagni is an unusual congenital defect of the sternal portion of the diaphragm. Its concurrence with cardiac surgical pathology is rarely described in the literature. Notwithstanding, huge hernia …


RESEARCH: “Risk-stratification enables accurate single-center outcomes assessment in congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH).”

BACKGROUND: Management of CDH is highly variable from center to center, as are patient outcomes. The purpose of this study was to examine risk-stratified survival and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) …


RESEARCH: “Prenatal prediction of survival in congenital diaphragmatic hernia: An audit of postnatal outcomes.”

PURPOSE: Effective antenatal counseling in congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) relies on proper measurement of prognostic indices. This quality initiative audited the accuracy of prenatal imaging with postnatal outcomes at two …