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Author: Dawn Ireland

One of the new services that CDH International can offer is writing grant recommendation letters for research centers. We were successful in helping Dr Zani gain a substantial grant to help further CDH Research at Sick Kids in Toronto.   [caption id="attachment_15154" align="aligncenter" width="225"] Dr. Augusto Zani...

Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is a structural birth defect associated with pulmonary hypoplasia and pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). We hypothesize that echocardiography provides a method to assess real-time right ventricle (RV) function, remodeling, and pulmonary artery (PA) flow.   Read the study in its entirety here: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29229150   You...

[embed]https://youtu.be/HLBpnYaUz24[/embed] It has been a phenomenal year here at CDH International (formerly CHERUBS)! From almost closing our doors in April to becoming a Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Research powerhouse, what an incredible journey it has been. We are breaking records, knocking down doors and making an enormous...

There is little consensus on optimal management for congenital diaphragmatic hernia extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (CDH ECMO) patients. Meaningful comparisons of the various approaches have been limited due to the low number of cases in institutions. In addition, the multidisciplinary reliance and rigid institutional framework of...