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How do medications treat a diaphragmatic hernia?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Diaphragmatic hernias are an emergency situation; there are no medications that can treat the condition. Instead, immediate surgery is necessary. Many times the situation calls for fetal surgery.

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