What is diaphragm plication?

Also known as: plication of the diaphragm.

Eventration of the diaphragm is a birth defect that involves the diaphragm not working properly due to it being an abnormal shape or at the wrong elevation. This issue causes breathing difficulties and other problems. Diaphragm plication is a surgical procedure to lower and repair the diaphragm.

Reviewed by: Bhavi Patel, DO

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