To investigate whether observed vs expected (O/E) lung–to–head ratio (LHR) correlates with neonatal survival in infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH). Secondary goal was to correlate O/E LHR with Oxygenation index (OI) in the first 12 hours of life.
Congenital diaphragmatic hernia, lung head ratio, oxygenation index
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Okpala CU, Picconi J, Klein JM, Morriss FH, Rijhsinghani A, Nuangchamnong N. Does observed vs expected lung head ratio correlate with neonatal survival in infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernias?. Proc Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Feb 23;4(3):Article 13 [2 p.]. https://doi.org/10.17077/2154-4751.1269. Free full text article.