Below are just a few of the abstracts presented at the 2009 APSA Conference. We were fortunate enough to be able to attend as this new research data was presented. And equally as fortunate to be able to talk to many of the doctors who conducted this research.
As you read the following abstracts please remember that every CDH baby is different. This information is posted for education purposes only and does not reflect the potential outcome of any specific CDH case.
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The Effect of Prenatal Diagnosis On The Contemporary Outcome of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
Outcome Following Muscle Fap Versus Prosthetic Patch Repair for Large Diaphragmatic Hernias
Patch Repair Is Associated With Significant Morbidity and Mortality In Infants With Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH)
Establishment of Pre-Treatment Blood Gas Targets Improves Survival In Infants With Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH)
Prenatal Pulmonary Hypertension Index (PPHI): Novel Prenatal Predictor of Several Postnatal Pulmonary Artery Hypertension In Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
Long-Term Outcomes In 93 Survivors of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH)