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04 December, 2018

Last week, the President of CDHi, Dawn Ireland, was in Basel, Switzerland attending BioData World Congress 2018 as one of only two patient advocates in a sea of pharma, data, and health experts. “It’s been very educational learning about blockchains, the different health databases (or…

04 December, 2018

Here is a list of the current Facebook fundraisers benefiting CDH International and CHERUBS: Kayla’s fundraiser for CDH International in memory of Harlie Marino Hope’s fundraiser for CDH International Karen’s #GivingTuesday Fundraiser for CDH International Dawn’s fundraiser for CDH International for #GivingTuesday Becca’s #GivingTuesday Fundraiser…

04 December, 2018

Featured cherub of the week is Tanner Kelly, the son of Shaun and Justine Kelly.  Tanner will turn 3 on December 28th. “When we got our CDH diagnosis we also got something more – an entire extended family full of encouragement, love and support. We…

04 December, 2018

Thoracic hernias are characterised by either protrusion of the thoracic contents outside their normal anatomical confines or extension of the abdominal contents within the thorax. Thoracic hernias can be either congenital or acquired in aetiology. They can occur at the level of the thoracic inlet,…

04 December, 2018

This article presents a multi-modality tracking and navigation system achieved by merging optical tracking and ultrasound imaging into a novel navigation software to help in surgical pre-planning and real-time target setting and guidance. Fetal surgeries require extensive experience in coordination of hand-eye-ultrasound-surgical equipment, knowledge, and…

04 December, 2018

Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is assumed to originate from a malformation of the amuscular mesenchymal component of the primordial diaphragm. Mutations in ephrin-B1, a membrane protein that is expressed by mesenchymal cells, have been found in newborn infants with CDH and associated pulmonary hypoplasia (PH),…