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Congenital diaphragmatic hernia in newborn infants: Variable endotracheal tube and umbilical venous catheter positions

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Theodore Dassios, Ann Hickey, Miltiadis Krokidis, Anne Greenough

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)12-14
Number of pages3
JournalEarly Human Development
Early online date10 Nov 2018
Accepted/In press6 Nov 2018
E-pub ahead of print10 Nov 2018
Published1 Jan 2019


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We reviewed the radiographs of 131 infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia and report that the umbilical venous catheter usually deviates to the ipsilateral and the endotracheal tube to the contralateral side of the defect. The trachea and the umbilical vein, however, can be found on either side of the midline.

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