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Research: Comparison of Ugandan and North American Pediatric Surgery Fellows’ Operative Experience: Opportunities for Global Training Exchange.

J Surg Educ. 2019 Dec 17. pii: S1931-7204(19)30862-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2019.12.001. [Epub ahead of print] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31862316 Comparison of Ugandan and North American Pediatric Surgery Fellows’ Operative Experience: Opportunities for Global Training Exchange. Reed CR1, Commander SJ2, Sekabira J3, Kisa P4, Kakembo N4, Wesonga A4, Langer M5, Villanova GA6, Ozgediz D7, Fitzgerald TN2. Author information Abstract OBJECTIVE: North American pediatric surgery training programs vary in exposure to …

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Research: Isolated Thoracoschisis with Rib Agenesis and Liver Herniation: A Case Report.

Am J Case Rep. 2019 Dec 21;20:1915-1919. doi: 10.12659/AJCR.919125. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31862868 Isolated Thoracoschisis with Rib Agenesis and Liver Herniation: A Case Report. Masden TB1, Taela A2, da Rocha M2, Moores DC3, Radulescu A3. Author information Abstract BACKGROUND Thoracoschisis is a very rare congenital birth defect defined by the herniation of intra-abdominal organs through a defect in the thoracic wall. Though often associated with …

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Research: Clinical outcomes and protocol for the management of isolated congenital diaphragmatic hernia based on our prenatal risk stratification system.

J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Nov 28. pii: S0022-3468(19)30755-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2019.10.020. [Epub ahead of print] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31864663 Clinical outcomes and protocol for the management of isolated congenital diaphragmatic hernia based on our prenatal risk stratification system. Masahata K1, Usui N2, Shimizu Y3, Takeuchi M3, Sasahara J4, Mochizuki N5, Tachibana K6, Abe T2, Yamamichi T2, Soh H2. Author information Abstract BACKGROUND/PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to evaluate our …

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Research: Calculating Observed-to-Expected Total Fetal Lung Volume in CDH Fetuses in Twin Gestation: Is There a Better Way?

Fetal Diagn Ther. 2019 Dec 20:1-9. doi: 10.1159/000504510. [Epub ahead of print] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31865353 Calculating Observed-to-Expected Total Fetal Lung Volume in CDH Fetuses in Twin Gestation: Is There a Better Way? Kim AG1,2, Mon RA1, Karmakar M1, Kreutzman J1,2, Ladino-Torres M2,3, Treadwell MC2,4, Mychaliska GB1,2, Perrone EE5,6. Author information Abstract BACKGROUND: Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is a potentially lethal birth defect, and identifying prenatal predictors …

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Research: Congenital diaphragmatic hernia and associated omphalocele: a study from the CDHSG registry.

J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Nov 29. pii: S0022-3468(19)30791-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2019.10.056. [Epub ahead of print] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31870561 Congenital diaphragmatic hernia and associated omphalocele: a study from the CDHSG registry. Mesas Burgos C1, Frenckner B2, Harting MT3, Lally PA3, Lally KP3; Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Study Group. Author information Abstract BACKGROUND: Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) associated with Omphalocele is a rare condition, and only a few case reports …

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CDH Snowflakes and Candles

An annual tradition for over 10 years, our web site at www.cherubs.org has turned black and listed candles (for cherubs lost) and snowflakes (for survivors). Please take a moment this holiday season to view this very touching tribute to Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia patients and light a virtual candle or place a virtual snowflake next to …

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Happy Holidays from CDH International

Our charity would like to wish all of our members, donors and supporters the happiest and peaceful of holidays this year. It has been our pleasure to work with so many incredible people to help so many families affected by Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. None of our work is possible without the kindness and generosity of …

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Featured Fundraisers For The Week of December 23rd

Here is a list of the current Facebook fundraisers benefiting CDH International and CHERUBS: **Please note, these are the fundraisers that have raised $50 or more. Any personal fundraiser that has not reached $50, due to Facebook guidelines, it does not appear in our fundraiser list on the Facebook page to be able to share …

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Research: Features of Marfan syndrome not listed in the Ghent nosology – The Dark Side of the Disease

Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2019 Dec 12. doi: 10.1080/14779072.2019.1704625. [Epub ahead of print] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31829751 Features of Marfan syndrome not listed in the Ghent nosology – The Dark Side of the Disease. von Kodolitsch Y1, Demolder A2, Girdauskas E1, Kaemmerer H3, Kornhuber K3, Muino Mosquera L4, Morris S5, Neptune E6, Pyeritz R7, Rand-Hendriksen S8, Rahman A9, Riise N8, Robert L10, Staufenbiel I9, Szöcs K1, Vanem TT8, Linke SJ11,12, Vogler M13, Yetman A14, De Backer J2. Author …

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Research: MiR-130a-5p/Foxa2 axis modulates fetal lung development in congenital diaphragmatic hernia by activating the Shh/Gli1 signaling pathway.

Life Sci. 2019 Dec 13:117166. doi: 10.1016/j.lfs.2019.117166. [Epub ahead of print] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31843527 MiR-130a-5p/Foxa2 axis modulates fetal lung development in congenital diaphragmatic hernia by activating the Shh/Gli1 signaling pathway. Li X1, Liu H1, Lv Y1, Yu W1, Liu X1, Liu C2. Author information Abstract AIMS: Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is a lethal birth defect characterized by congenital lung malformation, and the severity of pulmonary hypoplasia directly affects …

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Research: Familial sliding hiatus hernia in four siblings with uncommon features: a case series report.

J Surg Case Rep. 2019 Dec 12;2019(12):rjz318. doi: 10.1093/jscr/rjz318. eCollection 2019 Dec. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31850144 Familial sliding hiatus hernia in four siblings with uncommon features: a case series report. Kakaje A1, Al Khoury F2, Alfarroukh A2, Khouri L2. Author information Abstract This case report shows a very rare case series of one family with four children who had severe congenital sliding hiatus hernia (HH) with uncommon presentations, …

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