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Background: Pulmonary hypertension with left ventricular dysfunction commonly occurs in congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH). Milrinone, a phosphodiesterase-III inhibitor with lusitropic and vasodilator effects, is used in up to 30% of CDH infants across the United States. No randomized trials have tested the efficacy or safety of...

Abstracts presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Surgery (AAP) and American Pediatric Surgical Association (APSA) meetings can be taken as a reasonable representation of academic activity in pediatric surgery. We sought to assess ongoing trends in pediatric surgical research by analyzing the...

Morgagni hernia is a congenital diaphragmatic hernia. It is rare, usually asymptomatic, and most of the times incidentally discovered during adulthood. A 77-year-old female patient was incidentally diagnosed with Morgagni hernia. Meanwhile, because of abdominal pain she resorted to the emergency department. A CT scan...

Rationale: Liver heterotopia associated with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is a rare condition; to the best of our knowledge, only 17 cases have been reported to date. The histogenesis and clinicopathological features are largely unknown. We herein report 2 cases of liver heterotopia associated with CDH...

AIMS: To compare the mean oxygenation index on day1 (MOId1) with the best OI on day1 (BOId1) in predicting 30-day mortality in congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH). In addition, to determine whether serial OIs in the first 48 h after birth and preoperative OI (PreOp-OI), were associated...