diaphragmatic hernia


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Related to diaphragmatic hernia: hiatus hernia
  • noun

Synonyms for diaphragmatic hernia

hernia resulting from the protrusion of part of the stomach through the diaphragm

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Diaphragmatic hernia after right donor hepatectomy: a rare donor complication of partial hepatectomy for transplantation.
T1 images are helpful to evaluate the location of the liver and bowel in the fetus with congenital diaphragmatic hernia.
Of four cases with cardiac malposition caused by extracardiac congenital malformation,two cases had mesoposition dueto pleural effusion, one case had dextroposition due to left-sided congenital diaphragmatic hernia, and one case had an extreme levoposition due to cystic adenomatoid malformation in the right lung (Table 1).
Incidence of congenital diaphragmatic hernia in the young of rats bred on a diet deficient in vitamin A.
1) Rare cases of pleural and pericardial involvement have been described, including acquired intrathoracic masses noted after trauma and diaphragmatic hernia repair.
The couple were given another appointment with a specialist for the same day when they were told their unborn child had congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH).
Ciaran was born with a congenital diaphragmatic hernia, which meant his bowel, liver and stomach had escaped up into his chest through a hole in his diaphragm.
It was a potentially deadly condition called Morgagni diaphragmatic hernia, which affects one in 125,000 people.
An unusual late presentation of a congenital diaphragmatic hernia.
Despite an acceptable spectrum of morbidity associated with laparotomy in the repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernia in neonates on ECLS (7,8), the potential role of diagnostic laparotomy in the unstable, heparinised, ECLS patient with proven or suspected ACS requires careful consideration.
They focused on babies born between 1997 and 2003 with one of seven birth defects: diaphragmatic hernia, esophageal atresia, intestinal atresia, anorectal atresia, neural tube defects, omphalocele, and limb reduction.
I made it home by half past six, but at ten o'clock that evening I received a call that a child with a prenatal diagnosis of congenital diaphragmatic hernia would soon be delivered, so I headed back to the hospital.
During that time, I have cared for many critically ill infants diagnosed with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH).
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