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Epidemiology of congenital diaphragmatic hernia, Hawaii, 1987-1996.

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Title: Epidemiology of congenital diaphragmatic hernia, Hawaii, 1987-1996.
Authors: Forrester, Mathias B.
Merz, Ruth D.
Issue Date: Aug 1998
Abstract: Congenital diaphragmatic hernias (CDHs) in Hawaii between 1987 and 1996 were examined with data from a birth defects surveillance system. There were 51 cases of CDH (prevalence 2.45 per 10,000 births). Forty-nine percent of livebirths survived, an increase over the rate reported in Hawaii in 1975-1982. These results are similar to those reported by other population-based studies.
URI/DOI: http://hdl.handle.net/10524/53957
ISSN: 0017-8594
Appears in Collections:Hawaii Medical Journal Articles For 1998



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