Challenges in Diaphragmatic Hernia Repair: Update Course 2016

Pediatric Surgery
Dr. Mark Wulkan discusses recurrent and complicated congenital diaphragmatic hernia repairs. Dr. Wulkan's presentation includes insight of indications of these hernias, contraindications to MIS repair, pericostal suture, SIS underlay mesh, thoracoscopic congenital diaphragmatic hernia patch repair, and PTFE/biologic composite. Presentation of clinical cases generates discussion on systemic pulmonary pressures, VA versus VV ECMO, approaches to recurrences, and timing of CDH repair.

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