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Table 1 Preoperative patients’ characteristics

From: Laparoscopic-assisted repair of Morgagni hernia in children

Variable(n=25)
Age (months)18 (15-24)
Male n (%)17 (68%)
Site of the hernia
 Bilateral3 (12%)
 Central13 (52%)
 Right2 (8%)
 Left7 (28%)
Content of the hernial sac 
 Colon19 (76%)
 liver3 (12%)
 Omentum3 (12%)
Major associated lesions
 Congenital heart disease11 (44%)
 Down Syndrome10 (40%)
 Bowel Malrotation2 (4%)