Tag Archives: diaphragmatic hernia

Plug the Lung Until it Grows: the FETO RCTs of antenatal diaphragmatic hernia intervention.

What was at one time called PLUG, and, with the change from open to endoscopic intervention, is now called FETO (fetal endoscopic tracheal occlusion) is a way to harness the normal physiology of the lung in congential diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) … Continue reading

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Outcomes of babies with surgical anomalies

Neonatologists basically invented the field of outcomes research; many of my colleagues from around the world have closely examined the outcomes of very premature and extremely premature infants for many years: well before people in other fields were doing so. Outcome … Continue reading

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Diaphragmatic Hernia Updates

There have been many publications recently for this group of our patients: Hagadorn JI, et al. Trends in treatment and in-hospital mortality for neonates with congenital diaphragmatic hernia. J Perinatol. 2015;35(9):748-54. This multi-center cohort study shows, in term babies, that … Continue reading

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