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J Perinatol. 2019 Feb 15. doi: 10.1038/s41372-019-0335-8. [Epub ahead of print] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30770879 Comparison of early postnatal prediction models for survival in congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Sekhon MK1, Fenton SJ2, Yoder BA3. Author information Abstract OBJECTIVE: To compare the PF-PCO2 equation-partial pressure of arterial oxygen (PaO2)/fraction of inspired oxygen (FiO2) minus partial pressure of carbon dioxide (PCO2)-to three...

Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol. 2019 Jan 5. pii: S1521-6934(18)30263-3. doi: 10.1016/j.bpobgyn.2018.12.010. [Epub ahead of print] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30772144 Prenatal diagnosis and management of congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Basurto D1, Russo FM2, Van der Veeken L2, Van der Merwe J2, Hooper S3, Benachi A4, De Bie F1, Gomez O5, Deprest J6. Author information Abstract Congenital diaphragmatic hernia is characterized by failed closure...

J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Jan 31. pii: S0022-3468(19)30054-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2019.01.017. [Epub ahead of print] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30773392 Requirement and Duration of Tube Feed Supplementation among Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Patients. Wong MKW1, Haliburton B2, Graham A3, Lapidus-Krol E1, Moraes TJ4, Marcon MA5, Chiu PPL6. Author information Abstract PURPOSE: Oral feeds pose a challenge for congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) infants. Tube feed (TF)...

Pediatr Res. 2019 Feb 19. doi: 10.1038/s41390-019-0345-4. [Epub ahead of print] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30780153 Pulmonary hypertension secondary to congenital diaphragmatic hernia: factors and pathways involved in pulmonary vascular remodeling. Montalva L1,2, Antounians L1,2, Zani A3,4. Author information Abstract Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is a severe birth defect that is characterized by pulmonary hypoplasia and pulmonary hypertension...

J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2019 Feb 22. pii: S1701-2163(19)30001-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jogc.2018.12.024. [Epub ahead of print] Strangulated Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia of Bochdalek Diagnosed in Late Pregnancy: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Ménassa M1, Bergeron AM2, Drolet S1, Bouchard A3. Author information Abstract BACKGROUND: Congenital diaphragmatic hernia is an unusual condition in the adult...

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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 of Morgagni have been noted to cause serious peri-operative impediment and complications. We report the...

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) rates at a single center, and to determine whether adverse outcomes are related to patient characteristics...

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 tertiary pediatric referral centers. METHODS: Prenatal lung-head ratio (LHR) and total fetal lung volume (TFLV) for CDH patients...