Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

Prenatal to Childhood Management and Outcomes

Edited by Eleanor Molloy

National Maternity Hospital, Ireland

Congenital Diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) occurs in approximately 1 in every 2,500 births and the cause is yet unknown. In CDH the diaphragm fails to form correctly, allowing herniation of the abdominal contents into the thoracic cavity and results in pulmonary hypolplasia. This book describes the embryology, genetics, antenatal diagnosis, management, associated congenital anomalies and long-term outcomes of children with CDH. It is a valuable up-to-date reference for pediatricians, neonatologists and allied health professionals who care for children with CDH.

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Congenital Diaphragmatic HerniaPrenatal to Childhood Management and OutcomesEdited by Eleanor Molloy

Published: July 19th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1176

ISBN: 978-953-51-0670-8

Copyright year: 2012

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3 Web of Science Citations

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1. Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia with Emphasis on Embryology, Subtypes, and Molecular Genetics

By Bahig M. Shehata and Jenny Lin

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2. Diaphragmatic Paralysis - Symptoms, Evaluation, Therapy and Outcome

By Issahar Ben-Dov

55399

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3. Evidence-Based Prenatal Management in Cases of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

By Alex Sandro Rolland Souza

1759

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4. Rare Congenital Diaphragmatic Defects

By Man Mohan Harjai

3779

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5. Genetics of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

By Gabriele Starker, Ismini Staboulidou, Cornelia Beck, Konstantin Miller and Constantin von Kaisenberg

3952

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6. Diagnosis of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH)

By Kotis Alexandros, Tsikouris Panagiotis, Lisgos Philip, Dellaporta Irini, Georganas Marios, Ikonomidou Ioanna, Tsiopanou Eleni and Karatapanis Stylianos

3358

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7. Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia and Associated Anomalies

By Milind Joshi, Sharad Khandelwal, Priti Zade and Ram Milan Prajapati

5333

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8. Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia and Congenital Heart Disease

By Katey Armstrong, Orla Franklin and Eleanor J. Molloy

4000

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9. Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia: State of the Art Reconstruction- Biologics Versus Synthetics

By Anne C. Fischer

2358

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10. Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Survivors: Outcomes in Infancy, Childhood and Adolescence

By Jennifer R. Benjamin and C. Michael Cotten

4081

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11. Predictors of Mortality and Morbidity in Infants with CDH

By Hany Aly and Hesham Abdel-Hady

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