1 Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hedi Chaker Hospital, Sfax, Tunisia.

2 Department of Neonatology, Hedi Chaker Hospital, Sfax, Tunisia.


Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is a rare congenital anomaly of the diaphragm with an incidence of 1:2000-5000 of live births. This study retrospectively evaluated patients who had been operated on for CDH at our department of Pediatric Surgery between January 2013 and December 2016. The Demographic Data and outcomes of right CDH cases (Group 1) were compared with left CDH cases (Group 2).