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Ruptured diaphragmatic eventration: a rare cause of acute postpartum dyspnea.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22632531     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Rupture of a maternal diaphragmatic hernia (DH) during pregnancy is a rare but significant complication. We describe a case of a maternal ruptured DH, presenting as acute postpartum dyspnea, which required urgent operative repair. We report our surgical strategy and review the key concepts in the multidisciplinary management of this condition.
Authors:
Elliot L Servais; Brendon M Stiles; Brendan M Finnerty; Subroto Paul
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  93     ISSN:  1552-6259     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2012 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-05-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e143-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, New York.
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