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The Alberta Legislature Building Lights Up for CDH Awareness

On April 19th, 2018, The Alberta Legislature Building in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada will light up blue, yellow and pink in support of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness. Thank you to The Alberta Legislature Building in Canada for joining us in raising awareness for CDH. You can visit our Facebook event page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/979385422219234/

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CDH International Participates in the World Pharma Pricing & Market Access Congress in London

We are in London this week, at the World Pharma Pricing & Market Access Congress, speaking and representing patients. CDHi works to help CDH patients but in turn, all children and rare diseases by pushing the pharmaceutical world to work more collaboratively with patients and advocacy groups to develop and make more accessible drugs to …

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The Sails of Light in Canada Lights Up for CDH Awareness

On April 19th, 2018, The Sails of Light in Vancouver, BC, Canada will light up blue, yellow and pink in support of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness. Thank you to The Sails of Light in Canada for joining us in raising awareness for CDH. You can visit our Facebook event page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/759776594230206/

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RESEARCH: Hepatopulmonary Fusion Associated with Right Sided Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. A Very Rare Anomaly – Its Management and Review of Literature

Right sided congenital diaphragmatic hernia is seen in about 15% of cases and these patients usually do not have respiratory distress at birth and hence presentation and diagnosis is delayed [1,2]. In right sided defect, most common organ to herniate through the defect is liver. In extremely rare case, liver fuses with the hypoplastic lung known …

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RESEARCH: The case for early use of rapid whole genome sequencing in management of critically ill infants: Late diagnosis of Coffin-Siris syndrome in an infant with left congenital diaphragmatic hernia, congenital heart disease and recurrent infections

Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) results from incomplete formation of the diaphragm leading to herniation of abdominal organs into the thoracic cavity. CDH is associated with pulmonary hypoplasia, congenital heart disease and pulmonary hypertension. Genetically, it is associated with aneuploidies, chromosomal copy number variants, and single gene mutations. CDH is the most expensive non-cardiac congenital defect: …

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Alaska Spotlights CDH in Rare Disease and Disorder Day Proclamation

The governor of the state of Alaska has proclaimed that February 28, 2018 be a day that citizens of the state to recognize and raise awareness of rare diseases such as Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia, which received special mention.   Join us in raising awareness on CDH Awareness Day, April 19th, and all month long.

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Science World Lights Up for CDH Awareness

On April 19th, 2018, the Science World in Vancouver, BC, Canada will light up blue, yellow and pink in support of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness. Thank you to the Science World in Canada for joining us in raising awareness for CDH. You can visit our Facebook event page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/232287807333583/

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