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RESEARCH: “Beyond Belsey: complex laparoscopic hiatus and diaphragmatic hernia repair”

Diaphragmatic and hiatus hernias can cause mild chronic symptoms or have an acute presentation with gastric volvulus and obstruction. Elective or emergency surgery is indicated in symptomatic patients and nowadays …

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RESEARCH: “Congenital peritoneopericardial diaphragmatic hernia in a family of Persian cats”

The congenital midline defects of peritoneopericardial diaphragmatic hernia (PPDH) and omphalocele are believed to be related developmental defects, and have both been described in cats and dogs. This case series …

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RESEARCH – “Prenatal profile of Pallister-Killian syndrome: Retrospective analysis of 114 pregnancies, literature review and approach to prenatal diagnosis”

Pallister-Killian syndrome (PKS) is a tissue limited mosaic disorder, characterized by variable degrees of neurodevelopmental delay and intellectual disability, typical craniofacial findings, skin pigmentation anomalies and multiple congenital malformations. The …

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RESEARCH – “Fetal brain morphometry on prenatal magnetic resonance imaging in congenital diaphragmatic hernia”

Many infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) show brain abnormality on postnatal brain MRI related to severity of CDH, degree of lung hypoplasia, intrathoracic liver, right diaphragmatic hernia and large …

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RESEARCH – “Comparison of Laparoscopic Versus Open Surgical Management of Morgagni Hernia”

Morgagni hernias are rare congenital diaphragmatic hernias that often do not become clinically significant until adulthood. The purpose of this study was to characterize the pre-operative findings and describe surgical …