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Lung function in children after repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernia.
  1. A A Kerr

    Abstract

    Sixteen children who had had congenital diaphragmatic herniae repaired either in the neonatal period (11), or in early childhood (5), were reviewed at between 7 and 19 years of age. Only minor abnormalities were shown in their chest x-rays and in a variety of lung function tests. This suggests that the long-term prognosis in this condition is good.

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