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Diaphragmatic hernia repair - series

Normal anatomy

Normal anatomy

Overview

The chest cavity includes the heart and lungs. The abdominal cavity includes the liver, the stomach, and the small and large intestines. The two regions are separated by the diaphragm, the large dome-shaped muscle.

Update Date 12/10/2012

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