Iatrogenic diaphragmatic hernia in an infant following cardiac surgery: The culprit in a case of unresolved respiratory distress: Case report and review of the literature

Erica N. Heinrichs, Michelle S. Miller

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Acquired diaphragmatic hernia is a rare complication of pediatric intervention or surgery. In this study, we report an infant with iatrogenic diaphragmatic hernia following neonatal complex congenital cardiac surgery, and then we review the associated literature.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)238-240
Number of pages3
JournalCardiology in the young
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1 2019


  • Iatrogenic diaphragmatic hernia
  • cardiac surgery
  • chest tube

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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