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21 November, 2018

We reviewed the radiographs of 131 infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia and report that the umbilical venous catheter usually deviates to the ipsilateral and the endotracheal tube to the contralateral side of the defect. The trachea and the umbilical vein, however, can be found on either side of the midline. Read more HERE.

14 November, 2018

Here is a list of the current Facebook fundraisers benefiting CDH International and CHERUBS: Angie’s Birthday Fundraiser Kim’s Birthday Fundraiser Tara’s Birthday Fundraiser Brittany’s Birthday Fundraiser Michelle’s Birthday Fundraiser Raising Money For a Cause I Care About by Jamillah Iesha Burns Kevin’s Birthday Fundraiser Patricia’s Birthday Fundraiser…

14 November, 2018

OBJECTIVE: To assess the demographics, treatment algorithm, and outcomes in a large cohort of children treated with sildenafil. STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective cohort study of children with pulmonary hypertension (PH) treated with sildenafil at a single institution between 2004 and 2015. Baseline and follow-up data…

14 November, 2018

OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the impact of cervical length and cervical pessary application in congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) treated by the fetoscopic endotracheal occlusion (FETO) procedure. METHODS: The study group consisted of 80 patients with severe CDH treated by FETO. Cervical length measurement was performed by…

14 November, 2018

Pulmonary hypoplasia secondary to congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is characterized by impaired epithelial homeostasis. Recently, amniotic fluid stem cells (AFSCs) have been shown to promote growth in hypoplastic lungs of rat fetuses with CDH. Herein, we investigated whether CDH hypoplastic lungs mount an endoplasmic reticulum…

14 November, 2018

Fetal imaging is a burgeoning topic. New advancements in both magnetic resonance imaging and (3D) ultrasound currently allow doctors to diagnose fetal structural abnormalities such as those involved in twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome, gestational diabetes mellitus, pulmonary sequestration and hypoplasia, congenital heart disease, diaphragmatic hernia, ventriculomegaly,…

14 November, 2018

Featured cherub of the week is 5 year old Phoebe Kleensang.  Phoebe is the daughter of Megan and Aaron Kleensang.  Cherub Phoebe is a fighter and such an inspiration to many! This is Phoebe’s story, written by her mom Megan: We were beyond excited to…

14 November, 2018

Josh Hensley is the father of two CDH babies, both of whom grew their wings.  It is hard to put into words how important this person is to the charity. Back in October 2010, this individual sent CHERUBS an email interested in being a volunteer…

13 November, 2018

CDHi President, Dawn Ireland, and Research Director, Josh Hensley, represented Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia at the XXXV Congresso Brasileiro de Cirurgia Pediátrica in Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil this week. It was a wonderful opportunity to forge new connections in new countries to help spread awareness and…