Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) mortality without surgical repair? A plea to clarify surgical ineligibility.

TitleCongenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) mortality without surgical repair? A plea to clarify surgical ineligibility.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsWilson MG, Beres A, Baird R, Laberge J-M, Skarsgard ED, Puligandla PS
Corporate AuthorsCanadian Pediatric Surgery Network
JournalJournal of pediatric surgery
Volume48
Issue5
Pagination924-9
Date Published2013 May
Abstract

Little is known about liveborn CDH patients who die without surgery. We audited a national CDH cohort to determine whether these patients were different from patients who received CDH repair.

DOI10.1016/j.jep.2013.05.012
Alternate JournalJ. Pediatr. Surg.