Table 10

Unchanged and new recommendations regarding non-primary repair in CDH97–104

Unchanged recommendationStrength of consensusLevel of evidence
10.1 For diaphragmatic defects that are not amenable to primary repair, oversized, tension-free polytetrafluoroethylene (GORE-TEX) patches should be used.4C-LD
New recommendationStrength of consensusLevel of evidence
10.2 Oblique muscle flap repair may be considered if technical expertise with the procedure exists.4C-LD
  • CDH, congenital diaphragmatic hernia; LD, limited data.