Comparative analysis of diaphragmatic hernia repair outcomes using the nationwide inpatient sample database Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Hernia, Diaphragmatic
  • Herniorrhaphy

abstract

  • This large national study demonstrates that most DH repairs are performed through open abdominal and thoracic approaches. Laparoscopic approaches are associated with decreased length of stay and more routine discharges than open abdominal and thoracotomy approaches.

publication date

  • July 2012

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1001/archsurg.2012.127

PubMed ID

  • 22430093

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 607

end page

  • 12

volume

  • 147

number

  • 7