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Featured CDHi Florida Ambassador Allis Czerepka

Featured CDH International’s Florida Ambassador is Allis Czerepka. Allis is the mother to CDH survivor Abraham. Allis Czerepka is the mom to cherub Abraham who was born in November of 2015. They found out at his 20 week anatomy scan of his left sided CDH. His hernia was repaired when he was 3 days old …

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Research: The Influence of Various Cerebral and Extracerebral Pathologies on Apparent Diffusion Coefficient Values in the Fetal Brain.

J Neuroimaging. 2020 Jun 17. doi: 10.1111/jon.12727. [Epub ahead of print] https://pmlegacy.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32557916 The Influence of Various Cerebral and Extracerebral Pathologies on Apparent Diffusion Coefficient Values in the Fetal Brain. Schönberg N1, Weisstanner C2, Wiest R2, Bonél HM3, Piechowiak EI2, Cullmann JL3, Raio L4, Pastore-Wapp M5, Slavova N2. Author information Abstract BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: The changing MRI signal accompanying brain maturation in fetal brains can …

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Research: Quality of life was similar in children with congenital diaphragmatic hernia and oesophageal atresia and related to respiratory morbidity.

Acta Paediatr. 2020 Jun 21. doi: 10.1111/apa.15426. [Epub ahead of print] https://pmlegacy.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32567053 Quality of life was similar in children with congenital diaphragmatic hernia and oesophageal atresia and related to respiratory morbidity. Darmaun L1, Lejeune S1,2, Drumez E3, Mur S4, de Langle F1,5, Nève V5, Storme L4, Michaud L2, Gottrand F2, Thumerelle C1,2, Deschildre A1,4. Author information Abstract AIM: To assess quality of life (QoL) in children with congenital diaphragmatic …

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Research: Extracellular vesicles influence the pulmonary arterial extracellular matrix in congenital diaphragmatic hernia.

Pediatr Pulmonol. 2020 Jun 22. doi: 10.1002/ppul.24914. [Epub ahead of print] https://pmlegacy.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32568428 Extracellular vesicles influence the pulmonary arterial extracellular matrix in congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Monroe MN1, Zhaorigetu S2, Gupta VS2, Jin D2, Givan KD1, Curlyo AL1, Olson SD2, Cox CS Jr2, Segura A3, Maximilian Buja L3, Jane Grande-Allen K1, Harting MT2. Author information Abstract OBJECTIVE: Abnormal pulmonary vasculature directly affects the development and progression of congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH)-associated pulmonary …

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Research: Laparoscopic repair of Morgagni’s hernia in an elderly female patient.

J Surg Case Rep. 2020 Jun 15;2020(6):rjaa182. doi: 10.1093/jscr/rjaa182. eCollection 2020 Jun. Laparoscopic repair of Morgagni’s hernia in an elderly female patient. Leite C1, Aveiro D1, Simão R1, Coelho S1, Casimiro C1. Author information Abstract Morgagni’s hernia is a very uncommon congenital diaphragmatic hernia. A few patients may remain asymptomatic until adulthood. Clinical presentation may include bowel obstruction, chest pain or dyspnoea. The authors report …

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Research: A proteome signature of umbilical cord serum associated with congenital diaphragmatic hernia.

Nagoya J Med Sci. 2020 May;82(2):345-354. doi: 10.18999/nagjms.82.2.345. https://pmlegacy.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32581413 A proteome signature of umbilical cord serum associated with congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Tachi A1, Moriyama Y1, Tsuda H2, Miki R3, Ushida T1, Miura M1, Ito Y1, Imai K1, Nakano-Kobayashi T1, Hayakawa M4, Kikkawa F1, Kotani T1,4. Author information Abstract Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is a congenital anomaly characterized by a defect in the diaphragm. Despite the recent improvements in its treatment, CDH …

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Meet the Trustees of CDH International UK – Naomi Wright

Naomi Wright MBChB (Hons) BSc (Hons) MRCS DCH MSc is the Paediatric Surgery Registrar and PhD Fellow, King’s Centre for Global Health and Health Partnerships, King’s College London, UK. Naomi is also the Principal Investigator for the Global Initiative for Children’s Surgery (GICS) and a member of the Congenital Anomalies Committee. She has extensive experience in …

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Meet the Trustees of CDH International UK – Dawn Ireland

Dawn (Torrence) Ireland founded CHERUBS – The Association of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Research, Awareness and Support in 1995 and now has over 25 years of extensive experience with CDH patients, families and researchers. She was President of CHERUBS for 22 years. In 2017, Dawn became President of the newly renamed, CDH International and leads the …

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Meet the Trustees of CDH International UK – Kristin Aigner

Kristin Aigner, RS, BSN runs a CDH Clinic in Peoria and works closely with many Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia patients and families. Kristin has a personal connection to CDH because she lost her brother, Christopher, to this defect as a baby. Her mother went back to school and became a nurse, opening up the very CDH …

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Meet the Trustees of CDH International UK – Badr Chaban, MD

CDH International would like to welcome Dr. Badr Chaban to our Medical Advisory Board and as a Trustee to our new CDHi branch in the UK. Dr. Chaban practices as a private paediatrician at St Mary’s Hospital, Lindo Wing in London. Experienced Neonatologist with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital & health care …

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CDH International Registers as an NGO in the United Kingdom

UPDATE 8 June 2020: CDH International is now a registered charity in the United Kingdom. Charity no. 1189819 CDH International – Registered UK Charity no. 1189819http://www.cdhi.ukPhone – +44 0788 747 4571Direct E-mail – uk@cdhi.orgMailing Address – CDH International, 77 Victoria Street, Box 135 London SW1H 0HW, UK Donate here – https://www.paypal.me/CDHInternationalUK CDHi UK on Social …

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