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Evidence-based approach to congenital thoracic malformations
  1. Andrew Bush1,2,3
  1. 1Department of Paediatrics and Head of Section (Paediatrics), Imperial College, London, UK
  2. 2Department of Paediatric Respirology, National Heart and Lung Institute, London, UK
  3. 3Department of Consultant Paediatric Chest Physician, Royal Brompton Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Professor Andrew Bush, Department of Paediatric Respiratory Medicine, Royal Brompton Hospital, Sydney Street, London SW3 6NP, UK; a.bush{at}rbht.nhs.uk

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There is a clear need for more evidence as to how to deal with asymptomatic congenital thoracic malformations (CTMs), and thus the recent series from Great Ormond Street Hospital1 and the accompanying editorial2 are to be welcomed; however, the evidence review is incomplete. The risk of complications in non-operated CTMs after the postnatal period over around a decade was estimated at 3.2% …

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