Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
                                                   Official journal of the Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons                           
Year : 1997  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 59--63

Congenital diaphragmatic hernia : surgical perspectives gathered in two decades of experience.


A Saxena, D Sharma, VK Raina 
 Department of Surgery Govt. Medical College, Jabalpur(M.P.), India

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A Saxena
Department of Surgery Govt. Medical College, Jabalpur(M.P.)
India

ABSTRACT: In this retrospective study, the results of treatment have been analysed in twenty consecutive cases of congenital diaphragmatic hernia seen over a period of twenty years (1978-97) at Department of Surgery, Govt. Medical College, Jabalpur (MP), India. Cardinal features of respiratory distress, cyanosis and tachypnoea were mainly observed in neonates and were associated with high mortality. Non specific presentation was seen more often in late presentation. All patient underwent surgical treatment under general anaesthesia.


How to cite this article:
Saxena A, Sharma D, Raina V. Congenital diaphragmatic hernia : surgical perspectives gathered in two decades of experience. J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg 1997;2:59-63


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Saxena A, Sharma D, Raina V. Congenital diaphragmatic hernia : surgical perspectives gathered in two decades of experience. J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg [serial online] 1997 [cited 2019 Dec 13 ];2:59-63
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