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RESEARCH: “Aggressive Surgical Management of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia: Worth the Effort? A Multicenter, Prospective, Cohort Study”

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 surgical repair is variable. Methods: Data were abstracted from a …

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RESEARCH: “Germline but not somatic de novo mutations are common in human congenital diaphragmatic hernia”

Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is a developmental defect of the diaphragm that causes high newborn morbidity and mortality. CDH is considered to be a multifactorial disease, with strong evidence implicating genetic factors. Although recent studies suggest the biological role of deleterious germline de novo variants, the effect of gene variants specific to the diaphragm remains …

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Current Fundraisers: Week of August 6th

Here is a list of the current Facebook fundraisers benefiting CDH International and CHERUBS: Brett’s Birthday Fundraiser (ends 8/7!) Jess’s birthday fundraiser (ends 8/8!) Rachel’s Birthday Fundraiser (ends 8/9!) Trisha’s Birthday Fundraiser (ends 8/9!) Sara’s Birthday Fundraiser Tony’s Birthday Fundraiser Ginny’s Birthday Fundraiser Lacey’s Birthday Fundraiser Linda’s Birthday Fundraiser Taylor’s Birthday Fundraiser Sam’s Birthday Fundraiser Indsamling til en sag, …

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RESEARCH: Late-presenting congenital diaphragmatic hernia in children: a clinical spectrum

Articles dealing with late-presenting congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) in children published until 2003 were collectively reviewed. The main purpose of the presented study was to gain insight into the clinical spectrum of this variant of CDH and to discuss its clinical and surgical aspects. In 125 articles, 362 patients were reported. Left posterolateral hernia was the dominant …

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President of CDHi the Keynote Speaker at Pediatrics 2018 Conference

Last week, our president Dawn Ireland was the keynote speaker at Pediatrics 2018, a conference in Amsterdam that includes several pediatric specialties. She spoke on our 20-year retrospective of the CDH Natural History database. Ms. Ireland also gave an impassioned 45 minute speech on the story of our organization and why patient and parent involvement …

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Current Fundraisers: Week of July 30th

Here is a list of the current Facebook fundraisers benefiting CDH International and CHERUBS: Sheila’s Birthday Fundraiser Brett’s Birthday Fundraiser Trisha’s Birthday Fundraiser Nicki’s Birthday Fundraiser Tara’s Birthday Fundraiser Brenda’s Birthday Fundraiser Jess’s birthday fundraiser Rachel’s Birthday Fundraiser Ginny’s Birthday Fundraiser Lacey’s Birthday Fundraiser Linda’s Birthday Fundraiser Taylor’s Birthday Fundraiser Hell and Back for CDH …

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RESEARCH: Circulating microRNAs are associated with Pulmonary Hypertension and Development of Chronic Lung Disease in Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is a rare developmental defect of the diaphragm, causing considerable morbidity and mortality1,2. Morphological changes are present from an early developmental stage, consisting of increased muscularization of the pulmonary vessels, rarefication of pulmonary arterioles and capillaries, and a decreased alveolar density3. Consecutively, most CDH newborns present with pulmonary hypertension (PH) and …

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