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Transabdominal Repair of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (Open and MIS Approaches)

  • Dominic J. Papandria
  • Karen A. DiefenbachEmail author
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Abstract

This chapter describes the endoscopic/surgical procedure for repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernia” as performed by the following approaches: transabdominal open and laparoscopic. The text includes an introduction that outlines the indications, risks, alternatives, essential steps, needed equipment, and variations in technique for the procedure in question. This is followed by a template operative dictation, which provides the reader with an operative report, such as is found in a patient chart or electronic medical record, abdominal access, identification and dissection of the diaphragmatic defect, reduction of the herniated viscera, closure of defect, with or without a prosthetic patch, and chest closure.

Keywords

Pediatric surgery Operative dictation Congenital diaphragmatic hernia CDH Abdominal surgery Laparoscopy 

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© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryEmory UniversityAtlantaUSA
  2. 2.Nationwide Children’s HospitalColumbusUSA

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