Chylothorax after repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernia - A case report

Cheah Fook Choe, M. H S Noraida, N. Y. Boo, T. Y M Amin

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Abstract

Chylothorax is a rarely recognised post-operative complication following repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernia. We report here a newborn infant with this condition which resolved with percutaneous chest drainage, total parenteral nutrition and enterai feeding of a formula high in medium-chain triglycerides.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)548-549
Number of pages2
JournalSingapore Medical Journal
Volume41
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2000

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Chylothorax
Total Parenteral Nutrition
Drainage
Triglycerides
Thorax
Newborn Infant
Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernias

Keywords

  • Chylothorax
  • Congenital diaphragmatic hernia
  • Medium-chain triglycerides
  • Total parenteral nutrition

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  • Medicine(all)

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Fook Choe, C., Noraida, M. H. S., Boo, N. Y., & Amin, T. Y. M. (2000). Chylothorax after repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernia - A case report. Singapore Medical Journal, 41(11), 548-549.

Chylothorax after repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernia - A case report. / Fook Choe, Cheah; Noraida, M. H S; Boo, N. Y.; Amin, T. Y M.

In: Singapore Medical Journal, Vol. 41, No. 11, 11.2000, p. 548-549.

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Fook Choe, C, Noraida, MHS, Boo, NY & Amin, TYM 2000, 'Chylothorax after repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernia - A case report', Singapore Medical Journal, vol. 41, no. 11, pp. 548-549.
Fook Choe, Cheah ; Noraida, M. H S ; Boo, N. Y. ; Amin, T. Y M. / Chylothorax after repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernia - A case report. In: Singapore Medical Journal. 2000 ; Vol. 41, No. 11. pp. 548-549.
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