Diaphragmatic hernia repair - congenital

Diaphragmatic hernia - surgery

Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) repair is surgery to correct an opening or space in a baby's diaphragm. This opening is called a hernia. It is a rare type of birth defect. Congenital means the problem is present at birth.

Diaphragmatic hernia repair - series

The chest cavity includes the heart and lungs. The abdominal cavity includes the liver, the stomach, and the small and large intestines. The two regions are separated by the diaphragm, the large dome-shaped muscle.

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