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What is another name for a hiatal hernia?

A hiatal hernia can also be called a diaphragmatic hernia.

What is another term meaning diaphragmatic hernia?

"hiatal hernia" and "hiatus hernia"

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What is an diaphragmatic hernia?

A diaphragmatic hernia is a condition in which an organ or part of the abdomen protrudes through an opening in the diaphragm into the chest cavity. This can lead to respiratory problems and other complications due to compression of the lungs and surrounding structures. Surgery is often required to repair the hernia and prevent further complications.

What is one of many fetal abnormalities that may be treated by endoscopic fetoscopy?

Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH).

Why diaphragmatic hernia is common in the left side?

The liver on the RHS prevents the riding up of gastrointestinal contents.

What is it called to not have a diaphragm?

The lack of a diaphragm is called a diaphragmatic hernia. It is life-threatening. At birth there is less than 1% chance of living.

Is diaphragmatic hernia the same as umbilical hernia?

Absolutely not! An umbilical hernia happens fairly often. It needs no surgery and will close on it's own within the babies first year. Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia is where the babies diaphragm muscle (breathing muscle) fails to form between 8-12 weeks gestation. The babies organs migrate or move into the chest causing problems with the heart and lungs. CDH is very life threatening. Half of all babies born with cdh die.