Laparoscopic repair of a congenital diaphragmatic hernia

Krishna, Anurag and Zargar, Noorullah (2002) Laparoscopic repair of a congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Indian Pediatrics, 39. pp. 283-285.

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Abstract

The standard treatment of congenital diaphramatic hernia is by open operation. we have successfully performed a laparoscopic repair in an asymptomatic 2 year-old child. We recommend this is a safe alternative treatment modality in diaphragmatic hernias presenting past infancy . The role of laparoscopic correction in the newborn period ,However , remains to be determined.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Laparoscopy, Hernia, Child, Laparoscopic Repair, Diaphramatic Hernia, Infant
Subjects:Diagnosis > Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures
Persons > Age Groups > Infant
Persons > Age Groups > Child
Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms > Pathological Conditions, Anatomical > Hernia
Digestive System Diseases > Gastrointestinal Diseases > Hernia
-Institutional Repositories > Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi
Surgical Procedures, Operative > Surgical Procedures, Minimally Invasive > Endoscopy > Laparoscopy
ID Code:2314
Deposited By:Sir Ganga Ram Hospital
Deposited On:14 September 2007

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