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24 October, 2018

From CDHi President, Dawn Ireland: “This week we were also in Berlin, Germany as one of just a few patient advocates at the 2018 World Health Summit. What an incredible honor to be in the same space as Bill Gates of the Gates Foundation, German…

24 October, 2018

CDH International is growing rapidly in our quest to end Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia and help affected families around the world. We have proudly added a new member to our team, Stephen Raburn, as our Director of Development. Stephen works out of our U.S. office and is…

23 October, 2018

Here is a list of the current Facebook fundraisers benefiting CDH International and CHERUBS: Randy’s Birthday Fundraiser Ali’s Birthday Fundraiser Kayla’s Birthday Fundraiser Jennifer’s CHERUBS Birthday Fundraiser Morgan’s Birthday Fundraiser Savannah’s Birthday Fundraiser In loving memory of Juan Mateo. Fundraiser for CHERUBS in honor of…

23 October, 2018

The winner of the 2018 CDHi T-Shirt Design Contest is Tiffany Gordan!  Tiffany Gordan’s “CDH Lung Design” was voted the best design by CDH families.  Tiffany is the mom to CDH survivor, Holden. Spread your love and support for CDH awareness wherever you go with…

23 October, 2018

Our featured cherub of the week is Chris Cavalier.  Chris is a 32 year old survivor of CDH.  His CDH story can be found on his family’s website at http://ecmosurvivor.com.  A book about him has also been published and is available through Amazon and in stores at…

23 October, 2018

Volunteer Melanie Hensley is our volunteer of the week.  Melanie is a member of our Welcoming Committee and volunteers anywhere else we need help with.  We appreciate her so much and are so happy she is a part of our team.  Melanie is the mom…

23 October, 2018

Previous studies comparing extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) modality for congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) have not accounted for confounding by indication. We therefore hypothesized that using a propensity score (PS) approach to account for selection bias may identify outcome differences based on ECMO modality for infants…

23 October, 2018

Background: ECMO therapy is worldwide declining in the neonatal population; hence, its therapeutic value is sometimes questioned. Objectives: To report our experience with neonatal ECMO due to respiratory failure over a 28 year time period. Methods: Retrospective single center observational study including all neonates admitted to ECMO due…