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Table 1 Comparison between survivors and non survivors of right-sided congenital diaphragmatic hernia patients

From: Right Bochdalek congenital diaphragmatic hernia: a tertiary center’s experience over 13 years

  Survivors (9/15) Non-survivors (6/15) P value
Gestational age (weeks) -Mean 38.56±2.19
7 full term (77.78%)
2 preterm (22.22%)
-Mean 35.67±4.03
3 full term (50%)
3 preterm (50%)
.093
Birth weight (kg) -Mean 3.32±0.45 kg -Mean 2.35±0.78 kg .008
Apgar score (out of 10) -Mean at 1 min: 5.67±2.79 -Mean at 1 min: 5±1.55 .604
-Mean at 5 min: 7.33±1.50 -Mean at 5 min: 7±1.55 .683
Cardiac malformations -5 newborns (55.56%):
4 PDA
3 ASD/PFO
1 VSD
1 pulmonary artery stenosis
-5 newborns (83.33%):
4 ASD/PFO
3 PDA
3 right side aortic arch
1 VSD
1 pulmonary artery stenosis
1 double outlet right ventricle
.580
Pulmonary hypertension (estimated from echocardiography done at first week of life) -6 newborns (66%) had mild PHTN.
-3 newborns (33%) had moderate to severe PHTN.
-All (100%) had signs of severe PHTNa. .027
Need for HFOVb and duration 4 needed HFOV (44.44%)
(mean 8±3.5, range 5-14 days)
5 needed HFOV (83.33%)
(mean 2.2±2.4, range 1-7 days)
.286
  1. aSevere pulmonary hypertension (PHTN): estimated pulmonary arterial pressure that is equal to systemic blood pressure or more (suprasystemic)
  2. bHFOV high frequency oscillatory ventilation