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OBJECTIVES: To compare defect sizes in congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) measured by postnatal ultrasound (US) between neonates who underwent thoracoscopic surgery and neonates who underwent open surgery and between neonates who underwent primary repair and those who underwent patch repair; additionally, to compare the accuracy...

OBJECTIVE: Fetal endoscopic tracheal occlusion (FETO) is associated with increased perinatal survival and reduced need for Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) among fetuses with severe congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH). This study evaluates the impact of FETO on the resolution of pulmonary hypertension (PH) in fetuses with...

BACKGROUND: The presence of a hernia sac in congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) has been reported to be associated with higher lung volumes and better postnatal outcomes. OBJECTIVE: To compare prenatal imaging (ultrasound and MRI) prognostic measurements and postnatal outcomes of CDH with and without hernia sac. Click...

Here is a list of the current Facebook fundraisers benefiting CDH International and CHERUBS: Tish's Birthday Fundraiser Shannon's Birthday Fundraiser In memory of my darling granddaughter Scarlett McKenzie Vidette's Birthday Fundraiser Stephen's Birthday Fundraiser Tamara's Birthday Fundraiser Rhonda's Birthday Fundraiser Twylla's Birthday Fundraiser Charlene's Birthday Fundraiser A huge thank you to all of our wonderful...

Here is a list of the current Facebook fundraisers benefiting CDH International and CHERUBS: Denise's Birthday Fundraiser David's Birthday Fundraiser Brandy's Birthday Fundraiser Jerry's Birthday Fundraiser Ashley's Birthday Fundraiser Tish's Birthday Fundraiser Shannon's Birthday Fundraiser In memory of my darling granddaughter Scarlett McKenzie Rhonda's Birthday Fundraiser Twylla's Birthday Fundraiser for CDH International Charlene's Birthday Fundraiser for...

BACKGROUND: The disease severity in patients with a congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is highly variable. To compare patient outcomes, set up clinical trials and come to severity-based treatment guidelines, a performant prediction tool early in neonatal life is needed. OBJECTIVE: The primary purpose of this study...

BACKGROUND: To summarize the experience of management of persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN) with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) support. METHODS: We presented three neonates with PPHN supported by ECMO in our center. Medical records and patient management notes were retrospectively reviewed. To read more, click HERE....