|Postdischarge follow-up of infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia.|
|PMID: 18310215 Owner: NLM Status: MEDLINE|
|Infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia often require intensive treatment after birth, have prolonged hospitalizations, and have other congenital anomalies. After discharge from the hospital, they may have long-term sequelae such as respiratory insufficiency, gastroesophageal reflux, poor growth, neurodevelopmental delay, behavior problems, hearing loss, hernia recurrence, and orthopedic deformities. Structured follow-up for these patients facilitates early recognition and treatment of these complications. In this report, follow-up of infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia is outlined.|
|; ; Kevin P Lally; William Engle|
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|Type: Journal Article; Review|
|Title: Pediatrics Volume: 121 ISSN: 1098-4275 ISO Abbreviation: Pediatrics Publication Date: 2008 Mar|
|Created Date: 2008-03-03 Completed Date: 2008-03-20 Revised Date: -|
Medline Journal Info:
|Nlm Unique ID: 0376422 Medline TA: Pediatrics Country: United States|
|Languages: eng Pagination: 627-32 Citation Subset: AIM; IM|
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Continuity of Patient Care*
Developmental Disabilities / epidemiology, etiology
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation / adverse effects, methods
Gastroesophageal Reflux / epidemiology, etiology
Hernia, Diaphragmatic / congenital*, mortality*, therapy
Intensive Care Units, Neonatal
Patient Discharge / statistics & numerical data
Respiratory Insufficiency / epidemiology, etiology
Severity of Illness Index
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