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When does a diaphragmatic hernia have to be repaired?

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Dr. David Earle
Surgery
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In brief: Depends

Some are repaired in utero, some are repaired after the age of 80.
In general, for adults, it is based on size and symptoms. More symptoms and larger size, consider a consultation with a general or thoracic surgeon with experience in performing laparoscopic diaphragmatic hernia repairs.

In brief: Depends

Some are repaired in utero, some are repaired after the age of 80.
In general, for adults, it is based on size and symptoms. More symptoms and larger size, consider a consultation with a general or thoracic surgeon with experience in performing laparoscopic diaphragmatic hernia repairs.
Dr. David Earle
Dr. David Earle
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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric
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In brief: Early

Shortly after birth depending on the infants respiratory and cardiac function.

In brief: Early

Shortly after birth depending on the infants respiratory and cardiac function.
Dr. Troy Reyna
Dr. Troy Reyna
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