Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

Sunita Goel
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Long Term Survival and Morbidity
- 10% mental retardation
- 12% seizures
- 21% requires hearing aid
- 45% have significant developmental delays (More significant in infants who underwent repairs, longer duration of ECMO)
- Chronic pulmonary insufficiency (62% of survivors)
- Pectus excavatum, scoliosis
- Distortion of GE angle, malrotation, reflux, GI dysmotility, failure to thrive (20 - 89% in those with repair done)
- Primary lung hypoplasia,
Bronchopulmonary dysplasia, Oxygen toxicity, Barotrauma
- Chronic aspiration from GE reflux
- Reactive airway disease


Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia 12/31/2001
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