RESEARCH: “Inter- and Intra-rater Reliability of A Grading System for Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Defect Size”

The Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Study Group (CDHSG) registry is a multi-institutional tool to track outcomes of patients with CDH. The CDHSG asks surgeons to categorize diaphragmatic defect sizes as type A-D based on published guidelines. The reported size of the defect has been correlated with patient outcomes, but the reliability of this system has never been studied. Our goal was to evaluate the inter- and intra-rater reliability of the CDHSG grading system.

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