Tip 22a: congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH)

Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) occurs in 1: 3 – 4,000 live births. Nearly 70% are diagnosed antenatally and about 30% of total cases die antenatally as a result of miscarriage or termination.

85% of congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is left-sided.

Reference: Field D, Hyman-Taylor P, Bacon C and Draper ES on behalf of MBRRACE-UK. Perinatal Confidential Enquiry – Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. Leicester: The Infant Mortality and Morbidity Group, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester. 2014.

Previously published: 14/07/15

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Congenital anomalies. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s