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Author: Dawn Ireland

Optimal timing of congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) repair in patients requiring extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) remains controversial. The “late ECMO repair” is an approach where the patient, once deemed stable for decannulation, is repaired while still on ECMO to enable expeditious return to ECMO if...

Here is a list of the current Facebook fundraisers benefiting CDH International and CHERUBS: Sherry's Fundraiser for CDH International (ends 8/30!) Preston's Birthday Fundraiser (ends 8/31!) Jenny's Birthday Fundraiser (ends 8/31!) Supporting CDH Families by Madison Leonard (ends 8/31!) Najah Elaine Major's Birthday Fundraiser (ends 8/31!) Tonia's Birthday Fundraiser Gaby's...

Here is a list of the current Facebook fundraisers benefiting CDH International and CHERUBS: Sam's Birthday Fundraiser (ends 8/16!) Tony's Birthday Fundraiser Indsamling til en sag, som betyder noget for mig Michele's Birthday Fundraiser Amy's Birthday Fundraiser Kimberly's Birthday Fundraiser Naja Elaine Major's Birthday Fundraiser  Emmy's...

Our President, Dawn Ireland, attended the EUPSA meeting in Paris over the summer.   One of the posters presented at this European conference for Pediatric Surgeons reported on the research collaboration for CDH.  It was interesting and disheartening to see that so much less collaboration is...

Objective: The objectives of this study were (i) to evaluate infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) that do not undergo repair, (ii) to identify nonrepair rate by institution, and (iii) to compare institutional outcomesbased on nonrepair rate. Background: Approximately 20% of infants with CDH go unrepaired and the threshold to offer...