RESEARCH: “Factors influencing survival of infants with isolated, left-sided congenital diaphragmatic hernia: a systematic review”

Relevant papers were identified by searching four databases and the table of contents for the past five years for relevant journals. The risk factors of interest were: birth weight, gestational age (GA) at diagnosis, GA at birth, infant sex, maternal age, ethnicity, socioeconomic status and plurality. The primary outcome measure was survival. Data were extracted on study design, study quality, participant data and survival-related effect estimates.

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