Diaphragmatic Sentence Examples
Rarer causes of poor response include the presence of congenital anomalies such as choanal atresia, diaphragmatic hernia or pulmonary hypoplasia.
The most efficient breathing for singing and for speaking is a combination of abdominal and diaphragmatic breathing, or belly breathing.
George had surgery when he was 2 days old to correct his diaphragmatic hernia.
Respirations are best assessed by watching the rise and fall of the neonate's abdomen since infants are diaphragmatic breathers.
Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH)-A condition in which the fetal diaphragm (the muscle dividing the chest and abdominal cavity) does not close completely.Advertisement
A more severe, but less common, hernia is a diaphragmatic hernia.
In children with diaphragmatic hernia, the contents of the abdomen protrude into the chest cavity.
A diaphragmatic hernia can occur as an isolated defect or as part of a more complex syndrome.
Children with diaphragmatic hernias are usually very ill and require immediate treatment after birth.
Diaphragmatic hernias occur in approximately one in every 3,000 births.Advertisement
Like inguinal hernias, diaphragmatic hernias are caused early in fetal development.
Diaphragmatic hernia may be diagnosed while the fetus is still in the womb using prenatal ultrasonography.
After birth, physical symptoms of respiratory distress, cyanosis, and chest asymmetry can indicate the presence of a diaphragmatic hernia.
In children with less severe diaphragmatic hernias, the diagnosis may be made later in childhood if the child develops intestinal obstructions.
Treatment for diaphragmatic hernia involves treatment of the other accompanying health issues.Advertisement
Most newborns with diaphragmatic hernias require intubation and ventilation.
In diaphragmatic hernia repair surgery, the herniated abdominal organs are forced back into their proper position within the abdomen.
The prognosis for children with diaphragmatic hernia depends on the extent of the defects of the lungs and the impact of the treatments necessary to save their lives.
Children with diaphragmatic hernias have an increased incidence of chromic lung disease.
If the diaphragmatic hernia is part of a syndrome, the other birth defects may be life threatening.Advertisement
The survival rate after surgical repair of a diaphragmatic hernia is 60-80 percent.
The exact cause of umbilical hernias, inguinal hernias, and diaphragmatic hernias is as of 2004 unknown.
Typically, newborns remain on ECMO for three to seven days, although some babies need more time (especially if they have a diaphragmatic hernia).
Congenital diaphragmatic hernia-A profusion of part of the stomach through an opening in the diaphragm that is present at birth.
This type of yogic breathing is a form of diaphragmatic or belly breathing.Advertisement
Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) occurs when the diaphragm does not form completely at about eight weeks of gestation, leaving a hole in this muscle that separates the chest and the abdomen.