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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 165-167

Early thoracoscopic plication of diaphragm in a newborn with brachial plexus palsy and concurrent phrenic nerve palsy


1 Department of Pediatric Surgery, Choithram Hospital and Research Centre, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
2 Department of Pediatric, Choithram Hospital and Research Centre, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
3 Department of Anaesthesiology, Choithram Hospital and Research Centre, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Saurabh Shyam Garge
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Choithram Hospitpal & Research Centre, Indore, Madhya Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-9261.207622

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Phrenic nerve palsy is a rare cause of respiratory distress in a newborn. When conservative measures fail to achieve adequate ventilation, then early surgical plication has been found to be associated with good outcome. We report a case of neonate with phrenic nerve palsy in whom an early thoracoscopic diaphragmatic plication was done.






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