Is there a determining factor that predicts mortality in patients with congenital diaphragmatic hernia?

Gunendi T., Erginel B., Bastu E., Kalelioglu I., Has R., Soysal F. G., ...More

KARDIOCHIRURGIA I TORAKOCHIRURGIA POLSKA, vol.14, no.3, pp.149-153, 2017 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier


Aim: This study was designed to investigate the factors affecting the prognosis in neonates with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) who were treated in our clinic. These factors included prenatal lung-head ratio (LHR), prenatal stomach and liver presence in the thorax, blood gases in the first 24 h and the modified ventilation index (MVI).