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1,535 Possible Causes for Diaphragmatic Hernia

  • Morbid Obesity

    Bariatric Surgery Obesity is the second leading cause of unnecessary deaths. It is a disease that affects more than one-third of the adult American population (approximately 60 million), with an estimated 5 to 10 million considered morbidly obese. Morbid obesity is defined as being 100 lbs or more over the ideal body[…][]

  • Hernia

    Abstract This review focuses on the surgical viewpoints on patch repairs in neonates with large congenital diaphragmatic hernia defects.[] BACKGROUND: Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is commonly required in neonates with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) complicated by pulmonary hypertension (PH[] Morgagni hernia is a congenital diaphragmatic hernia. It is rare, usually asymptomatic, and most of the times incidentally discovered during adulthood.[]

  • Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

    DIAPHRAGMATIC HERNIA 2; DIH2[] The diagnosis of a congenital diaphragmatic hernia must be made as soon as possible.[] . : Laparoscopic repair of diaphragmatic hernia.[]

  • Lower Esophageal Ring

    The esophagus: diaphragmatic hernias. In: Taveras JM, Ferrucci JT, eds. Radiology: diagnosis, imaging, intervention. Vol 4. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott 1993:1-12. 7.[] With a hiatal hernia of moderate or larger size the retroverted endoscope can be pulled back to the level of the diaphragmatic hiatus, or even a short distance into the hernia[] These alterations are seen only in patients with a hiatal hernia [ 1, 2 ].[]

  • Diaphragmatic Hernia

    The exact cause of congenital diaphragmatic hernia remains unknown. There are several hypothesis as to why diaphragmatic hernias develop.[] DIAPHRAGMATIC HERNIA 2; DIH2[] . : Laparoscopic repair of diaphragmatic hernia.[]

  • Liver Disease

    hernia with the liver protruding into the thoracic cavity.[] […] also be a positive paracentesis sample. liver damage damage to the liver parenchyma causing some degree of hepatic insufficiency. liver displacement may be because of a diaphragmatic[]

  • Weight Loss

    Weight loss, in the context of medicine, health, or physical fitness, refers to a reduction of the total body mass, due to a mean loss of fluid, body fat or adipose tissue or lean mass, namely bone mineral deposits, muscle, tendon, and other connective tissue. Weight loss can either occur unintentionally due to[…][]

  • Ascites

    BACKGROUND: The majority of patients undergoing hepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) suffer from underlying liver disease and are exposed to the risk of postoperative ascites, which is favored by an imbalance between portal venous inflow and a diminished hepatic volume. Finding a reversible, non-invasive[…][]

  • Abdominal Mass

    hernia repair in a 2-year-old child with a congenital diaphragmatic hernia.[] […] Abstract The authors report a case of a wandering spleen presenting as a right lower quadrant abdominal mass, 2 years post a transabdominal left diaphragmatic[]

  • Hydropneumothorax

    Abstract Detection of diaphragmatic hernia in the acute setting is problematic and diagnosing diaphragmatic hernia as hydropneumothorax is not an uncommon mistake.[] Late-onset congenital diaphragmatic hernia is a rare anomaly with misleading symptoms and signs.[] On further assessment, a diaphragmatic hernia was suspected. The initial radiograph showed left hydropneumothorax.[]

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