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RESEARCH: “Neonatal cardiopulmonary transition in an ovine model of congenital diaphragmatic hernia.”

OBJECTIVE: Infants with a congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) are at high risk of developing pulmonary hypertension after birth, but little is known of their physiological transition at birth. We aimed …

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RESEARCH: “Effects of tracheal occlusion on the neonatal cardiopulmonary transition in an ovine model of diaphragmatic hernia.”

OBJECTIVE: Fetoscopic endoluminal tracheal occlusion (FETO) aims to reverse pulmonary hypoplasia associated with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) and mitigate the associated respiratory insufficiency and pulmonary hypertension after birth. We aimed …

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RESEARCH: “Is Milrinone Effective for Infants with Mild-to-Moderate Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia?”

Background: Pulmonary hypertension with left ventricular dysfunction commonly occurs in congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH). Milrinone, a phosphodiesterase-III inhibitor with lusitropic and vasodilator effects, is used in up to 30% of CDH …

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RESEARCH: “The Impact of Pediatric Surgical Specialty Meetings: A 5-year Analysis of Presented Abstracts”

Abstracts presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Surgery (AAP) and American Pediatric Surgical Association (APSA) meetings can be taken as a reasonable representation of academic activity in …