Title

Chronic Diaphragmatic Hernia: A Delayed Problem Requiring Urgent Response

Sanford School of Medicine Affiliation

Transplantation and Surgery

Document Type

Article

Disciplines

Medicine and Health Sciences | Surgery

Publication Date

10-1-2009

Keywords

Chronic Disease, Diagnosis, Differential, Hernia, Diaphragmatic, Humans, Laparotomy, Male, Middle Aged, Risk Factors, Time Factors, Tomography, X-Ray Computed

Abstract

Chronic diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) repair presents a unique challenge as several surgical techniques have been described, yet no standard procedure currently exists. The authors describe a trans- abdominal, tension-free prosthetic repair of a large CDH and review other approaches. (non-author abstract)

Journal Title

ANZ Journal of Surgery

Volume

79

Issue

10

First Page

754

Last Page

755

PubMed ID

19878175

ISSN

1445-2197

MeSH Headings (Medical Subject Headings)

Chronic Disease; Diagnosis, Differential; Hernia, Diaphragmatic; Humans; Laparotomy; Male; Middle Aged; Risk Factors; Time Factors; Tomography, X-Ray Computed

DOI

10.1111/j.1445-2197.2009.05064.x

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