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Help Wanted – Fundraising Team in Need of Help

CDH International is currently looking for volunteers on our Fundraising Team! Founded in 1995, CDH International is a global non-profit working to help over 6500 patient families in 74 countries through support services, raising awareness and funding, and conducting CDH research. The Fundraising Team is a vital team that sets budgets on the projects and …

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Featured Patient of The Week: Kenley Rae Hill

Featured patient of the week is Kenley Rae Hill. Kenley’s mom, Alisha Hill, had this to share about their daughter: “CDH was so much more than a diagnosis…it was a life-changing experience that will stay with me forever. This is the story about my superhero and daughter, Kenley Rae. The day we went in for our …

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Cabot, Arkansas Proclaims April CDH Awareness Month

The mayor of Cabot, Arkansas has proclaimed that April 2020 be a month that citizens of the state to recognize and raise awareness of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Thank you to the family of Gabrielle “Gabby” Marie Faye Adamson for getting this proclamation in her memory! Join us in raising awareness on CDH Awareness Day, April …

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Wyoming Proclaims April CDH Awareness Month

The governor of Wyoming has proclaimed that April 2020 be a month that citizens of the state to recognize and raise awareness of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Join us in raising awareness on CDH Awareness Day, April 19th, and all month long. While all states have been requested, we are still requesting mayor proclamations. Request one …

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North Carolina Proclaims April CDH Awareness Month

The governor of North Carolina proclaimed that April 2020 be a month that citizens of the state to recognize and raise awareness of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Join us in raising awareness on CDH Awareness Day, April 19th, and all month long. While all states have been requested, we are still requesting mayor proclamations. Request one …

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Research: A 19-Year-Old Young Man With Breathlessness and Opacity in the Left Hemithorax.

Chest. 2019 Jul;156(1):e1-e4. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2018.12.030. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31279379 A 19-Year-Old Young Man With Breathlessness and Opacity in the Left Hemithorax. Muthu V1, Sagar S2, Sehgal IS2, Thurai Prasad K2, Dhooria S2, Singla V2, Agarwal R2. Author information PMID: 31279379 DOI: 10.1016/j.chest.2018.12.030

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Research: Herniation of the Right Renal Pelvis through a Posterolateral Diaphragmatic Defect (Bochdalek Hernia).

Urology. 2020 Mar;137:e10-e11. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2019.12.009. Epub 2019 Dec 20. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31870929 Herniation of the Right Renal Pelvis through a Posterolateral Diaphragmatic Defect (Bochdalek Hernia). Shekar P A1, Reddy D2, Kochhar G2, Dumra A2, Ks S2. Author information Abstract Diaphragmatic herniations are the rarest form of ureteral herniations with only around 9 cases reported since 1958.1-10 Though uncommon, it should be considered in the differential diagnosis of …

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Research: Infection profile in neonatal patients during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.

Int J Artif Organs. 2020 Mar 20:391398820911379. doi: 10.1177/0391398820911379. [Epub ahead of print] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32195608 Infection profile in neonatal patients during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Rodríguez RX1, Villarroel LA2, Meza RA1, Peña JI1, Musalem C3, Kattan J4, Urzúa S4. Author information Abstract OBJECTIVES: To describe risk factors for acquired infection during neonatal extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and to examine the predictive value of inflammatory markers …

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Research: Long-term follow-up in surgical newborns: A single-institution experience.

Asian J Surg. 2020 Mar 19. pii: S1015-9584(20)30073-7. doi: 10.1016/j.asjsur.2020.03.005. [Epub ahead of print] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32201108 Long-term follow-up in surgical newborns: A single-institution experience. Takayasu H1, Masumoto K2, Sasaki T2, Chiba F2, Ono K2, Gotoh C2, Urita Y2, Shinkai T2. Author information Abstract BACKGROUND: To assess the actual experiences of long-term follow-up and discuss ways to improve care during the period from childhood to …

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Research: Fetal therapies as standard prenatal care in Japan.

Obstet Gynecol Sci. 2020 Mar;63(2):108-116. doi: 10.5468/ogs.2020.63.2.108. Epub 2020 Feb 18. Fetal therapies as standard prenatal care in Japan. Sago H1, Wada S1. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32206649 Author information Abstract With recent advances in fetal medicine, various attempts have been made to save fetuses facing perinatal death or devastating consequences despite optimal management after birth. The concept of the fetus …

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Research: Congenital hypothyroidism, cardiac defects, and pancreatic agenesis in an infant with GATA6 mutation

Am J Med Genet A. 2020 Mar 24. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.61569. [Epub ahead of print] Congenital hypothyroidism, cardiac defects, and pancreatic agenesis in an infant with GATA6 mutation. Raghuram N1, Marwaha A2, Greer MC3, Gauda E1, Chitayat D2,4. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32207556 Author information Abstract GATA6 pathogenic variants primarily manifest a phenotype with pancreatic agenesis and cardiac malformations. However, additional congenital malformations affecting the biliary system, congenital diaphragmatic …