INTRODUCTION Diaphragmatic hernias are commonly congenital, and they predominantly involve the very young neonatal group.
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Nava technology uses electrical diaphragmatic activity (EDA) to adjust ventilator support according to a patient's personal needs.
Nisha, of Ben well, Newcastle, was born nine weeks prematurely on November 11 with holes in her heart and a left-sided congenital diaphragmatic hernia - a hole in the diaphragm where her stomach organs were in her chest cavity.
The 'dependent viscera sign' The dependent viscera sign is seen with diaphragmatic rupture when there is loss of the posterior support of the diaphragm, allowing the viscera to drop against the posterior ribs and obliterating the posterior costophrenic recess.
Although no hernia sac was noted, the diaphragmatic defect was repaired after reduction of the herniated contents.