diaphragmatic hernia

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Related to diaphragmatic hernia: hiatus hernia
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Noun1.diaphragmatic hernia - hernia resulting from the protrusion of part of the stomach through the diaphragm
hernia, herniation - rupture in smooth muscle tissue through which a bodily structure protrudes
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Thoracoscopic diaphragmatic hernia repair in late onset congenital diaphragmatic hernia: report of a case.
Elliot Kirby was born with the heart defect Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is a herniation of the abdominal content through a defect or hypoplasia of the diaphragm and is associated with varying degrees of pulmonary hypoplasia.
There are four types of congenital diaphragmatic defects: posterolateral Bochdalek diaphragmatic hernia, Morgagni-Larrey parasternal diaphragmatic hernia, peritoneal-pericardial diaphragmatic hernia, and diaphragmatic eventration [1].
The primary endpoints were the demonstration of a diaphragmatic laceration at laparoscopy or any evidence of a diaphragmatic hernia during follow-up.
There were two postoperative complications: a diaphragmatic hernia and a vaginal cuff hematoma.
Traumatic diaphragmatic hernia. Occult marker of serious injury.
Diaphragmatic hernia (DH) is a condition in which a part of abdominal viscera mainly reticulum herniates into thoracic cavity through an opening in diaphragm.
After reduction of the herniated colonic segment and omentum, the diaphragmatic hernia was repaired using prolene mesh.
Before laparoscopy, two different approaches were used in diaphragmatic hernia operations (abdominal and thoracic approach).

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