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Liver Volume Ratios of Lazar et al for Predicting Outcome in a Fetus with an Isolated Left-Sided Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

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Pulmonology & Critical Care
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

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Lazar et al used the relative volume of liver hernitation to identify risk for a fetus with an isolated left-sided congenital diaphragmatic hernia. This can help to identify a neonate who may require more aggressive management including ECMO use.The authors are from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.

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