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21 May, 2019

This week’s featured cherub is Kaitlyn Danielle Garza. Kaitlyn is the daughter of Alfredo Felix Jr. and Elsa Garza. This is what Elsa had to share about her daughter: “Kaitlyn was born with right CDH. We were not aware she was going to be born with this…

21 May, 2019

Semin Pediatr Surg. 2019 Apr;28(2):106-110. doi: 10.1053/j.sempedsurg.2019.04.006. Epub 2019 Apr 9. Pentalogy of Cantrell. Williams AP1, Marayati R1, Beierle EA2. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31072457 Author information Abstract Pentalogy of Cantrell is a constellation of five congenital defects that pose a unique challenge for surgeons. Defects of the heart, pericardium, diaphragm, sternum, and anterior…

21 May, 2019

Neonatal Anesthesia. Authors Boyer TJ1, Kritzmire SM2. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31082074 Source StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2019-.2019 Apr 26. Author information Excerpt Neonates undergo 1.5 million anesthetics for surgical procedures in the United States every year.[1]  Common surgical procedures for neonates include central line placement, ventriculoperitoneal (VP)…

21 May, 2019

Neonatology. 2019 May 14;116(1):68-75. doi: 10.1159/000499347. [Epub ahead of print] Ventricular Dysfunction, Interdependence, and Mechanical Dispersion in Newborn Infants with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. Massolo AC1, Paria A2, Hunter L3, Finlay E3, Davis CF4, Patel N2. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31085915 Author information Abstract BACKGROUND: Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is an important cause of mortality and morbidity in…

21 May, 2019

Pediatr Surg Int. 2019 May 14. doi: 10.1007/s00383-019-04484-3. [Epub ahead of print] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31089883 Outcomes of infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia by side of defect in the FETO era. Ali K1, Dassios T1,2, Khaliq SA1, Williams EE2, Tamura K1,3, Davenport M4, Greenough A5,6,7,8. Author information Abstract PURPOSE: To compare the outcomes of infants with a…

13 May, 2019

Gastroenterology. 2019 May;156(6):e15-e16. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2018.12.030. Epub 2019 Jan 4. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30615870 An Extraordinary Rare Cause of Acute Dyspnea in an Adult. Davakis S1, Kordzadeh A2, Charalabopoulos A2. Author information PMID: 30615870 DOI: 10.1053/j.gastro.2018.12.030

13 May, 2019

J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2019 May;29(5):710-713. doi: 10.1089/lap.2018.0370. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31067209 Thoracoscopic Repair by Simplified Mattress Sutures for Diaphragmatic Hernia in the Neonate When No Posterolateral Diaphragmatic Rim Exists. Li B1, Li ST2, Chen WB1, Xia SL1, Zhang FN1, Sun CX1. Author information Abstract Purpose: The aim of this retrospective study is to describe our initial experience…

13 May, 2019

Am J Med Genet A. 2019 May 8. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.61182. [Epub ahead of print] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31069960 Review of the phenotypic spectrum associated with haploinsufficiency of MYRF. Rossetti LZ1, Glinton K1, Yuan B1,2, Liu P1,2, Pillai N1, Mizerik E1, Magoulas P1, Rosenfeld JA1, Karaviti L3, Sutton VR1, Lalani SR1, Scott DA1,4. Author information Abstract The myelin regulatory factor gene…

07 May, 2019

Here is a list of the current Facebook fundraisers benefiting CDH International and CHERUBS: Cor’s Birthday Fundraiser Fundraiser by Cor Rie Brian’s Birthday Fundraiser Fundraiser by Brian Tree Clark Sarah’s Birthday Fundraiser – In memory of Bailey Sue Ellison Fundraiser by Sarah Ellison Raising Money For a Cause…