diaphragmatic hernia


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diaphragmatic hernia

[¦di·ə‚frag¦mad·ik ′hər·nē·ə]
(medicine)
Protrusion of an abdominal organ through the diaphragm into the thoracic cavity.
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Maternal diaphragmatic hernia complicating pregnancy.
Assessment of fetal lung volumes and liver herniation with magnetic resonance imaging in congenital diaphragmatic hernia.
Nitrofen dose-dependant gestational day-specific murine lung hypoplasia and left-sided diaphragmatic hernia.
Incarcerated congenital diaphragmatic hernia with small bowel obstruction.
Surgical repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernia during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: hemorrhagic complications and the effect of tranexamic acid.
Many in the room recognized the pattern of intestinal gas in the chest as being diagnostic for diaphragmatic hernia, but no one else knew the case.
Key Words: congenital malformations, Morgagni hernia, pentalogy of Cantrell, diaphragmatic hernia, intralobar sequestration, chest CT
His clinical interests include: congenital diaphragmatic hernia, chest wall defects (pectus excavatum and pectus carinatum), newborn surgery, surgical oncology, pediatric trauma, pediatric critical care, and minimally invasive surgical techniques.
Tragedy first struck for Joanne in August 2001 when her son Luke died from a diaphragmatic hernia 14 hours after his birth.
Karson was born with a congenital diaphragmatic hernia (a hole in the diaphragm), which caused him to have a stroke, and brain atrophy (due to lack of oxygen).
The problem was a diaphragmatic hernia, a hole that allowed abdominal organs to push against the heart.
Harrison, a pediatric surgeon at the University of California, San Francisco, pioneered the technique to correct several fetal flaws, including diaphragmatic hernia.
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