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Here is a list of the current Facebook fundraisers benefiting CDH International and CHERUBS: Jillian's Birthday Fundraiser Lauren's Birthday Fundraiser Katie's Birthday Fundraiser Megan's Birthday Fundraiser Misa's Birthday Fundraiser Marty's Birthday Fundraiser Raising Money For a Cause I Care About Tracy's Fundraiser for CDH International Debra's Fundraiser for CDH International Raising Money for CDH Research...

We want to introduce you to CDH International’s Virginia Ambassador, Kim Ashby.  Kim is mom to cherub Samuel. Kim is from Powhatan, Virginia. She graduated from Randolph-Macon College with a B.A. in Biology and from Virginia Commonwealth University's Medical College of Virginia with a B.S. in...

J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Jan 21. pii: S0022-3468(18)30883-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2018.12.018. [Epub ahead of print] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30765153 Pediatric Surgical Team: a Model for Increased Surgeon Index Case Exposure. Johnson SM1, Lee WG2, Puapong DP2, Woo RK2. Author information Abstract BACKGROUND/PURPOSE: High surgical volume for both surgeons and hospital systems has been linked to improved outcomes for many surgical...

Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Spring;31(1):78-79. doi: 10.1053/j.semtcvs.2018.10.001. Epub 2018 Oct 10. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30315859 A Concise Message on CDH: Rare-Yes; Risky-Probably. Bradley SM1. Author information Comment on The Prevalence and Impact of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Among Patients Undergoing Surgery for Congenital Heart Disease. [Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019] PMID: 30315859 DOI: 10.1053/j.semtcvs.2018.10.001 ...

Innovations (Phila). 2019 Feb;14(1):69-74. doi: 10.1177/1556984518823642. Epub 2019 Feb 11. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30848706 Robotic-Assisted Thoracoscopic Repair of Right-Sided Bochdalek Hernia in Adults: A Two-Case Series. Hunter LM1, Mozer AB1, Anciano CJ1, Oliver AL1, Iannettoni MD1, Speicher JE1. Author information Abstract Bochdalek hernia is a congenital diaphragmatic hernia that presents rarely in adulthood. Because of the paucity of cases, no standard repair technique has been identified....

Acta Biomater. 2019 Mar 6. pii: S1742-7061(19)30173-4. doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2019.03.007. [Epub ahead of print] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30851456 Allogenic tissue-specific decellularized scaffolds promote long-term muscle innervation and functional recovery in a surgical diaphragmatic hernia model. Trevisan C1, Maghin E1, Dedja A2, Caccin P3, de Cesare N4, Franzin C5, Boso D6, Pesce P7, Caicci F8, Boldrin F8, Urbani L9, De Coppi P10, Pozzobon M1, Pavan P4, Piccoli M11. Author information Abstract Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH)...