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Are there any non-surgical treatments available for congenital diaphragmatic hernias?
9 doctors weighed in

Dr. Jason Adler
Pediatrics - Critical Care
5 doctors agree
In brief: Requires surgery
Surgery is required to treat congenital diaphragmatic hernias.
The surgery occurs either through a scope that the surgeon inserts into the body or after an incision is made in order for the surgeon to visualize the area to repair. A few highly specialized centers may offer experimental fetal interventions. One example of this is balloon tracheal occlusion.

In brief: Requires surgery
Surgery is required to treat congenital diaphragmatic hernias.
The surgery occurs either through a scope that the surgeon inserts into the body or after an incision is made in order for the surgeon to visualize the area to repair. A few highly specialized centers may offer experimental fetal interventions. One example of this is balloon tracheal occlusion.
Dr. Jason Adler
Dr. Jason Adler
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Dr. Paul Harper
Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: No
These type of hernias can be very serious.
They are surgical problems. Anyone who suggests otherwise is wrong. There is an old saying which goes "the treatment of a surgical disease is surgery". This applies here.

In brief: No
These type of hernias can be very serious.
They are surgical problems. Anyone who suggests otherwise is wrong. There is an old saying which goes "the treatment of a surgical disease is surgery". This applies here.
Dr. Paul Harper
Dr. Paul Harper
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