Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia/Diaphragmatic defects


Information on Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia/Diaphragmatic Eventration


MMBRACE report on CDH
MMBRACE report looking at what constitutes good care and poor care in CDH and what improves survival

Congenital diaphragmatic hernia survivors: outcomes in infancy, childhood and adolescence (Benjamin J, Cotten CM)

chapter in book looking at outcomes

Standardized postnatal management of infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia in Europe. the CDH EURO consortium consensus (Reiss I et al) 2010
The European protocol on the management of infants and children with CDH. Abstract only. Google title for full PDF

Congenital diaphragmatic hernia and congenital heart disease (Armstrong et al)
Information on CDH and CHD, they commonly occur together especially in babies with trisomy.

Rare congenital diaphragmatic defects (Harjai M) 
Discusses the different types of diaphragmatic defects

 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18412776
http://pubs.rsna.org/doi/full/10.1148/radiol.2481070934
Two studies looking at lung volume to predicted fetal weight ratio which gives an indicator of survival potential. Useful for decision making. 

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