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Research: Thoracoscopic Repair of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia After Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: Feasibility and Outcomes

Thoracoscopic repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) has been associated with faster recovery, earlier extubation, and decreased morbidity. Nevertheless, thoracoscopic repair is rarely attempted in the post-extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) patient. Commonly cited reasons for not attempting thoracoscopy include concerns that the patients’ respiratory status is too tenuous to tolerate insufflation pressures or that presumed …

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City of Fairview Heights declares April 19th, 2018 CDH Awareness Day

The mayor of the city of Fairview Heights, Illinois has proclaimed that April 19th, 2018 be a day that citizens of the city recognize and raise awareness of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. This proclamation was made in memory of Liam Scott Nichols (3/2 -3/5/2018).   Join us in raising awareness on CDH Awareness Day, April 19th, and all …

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CDH International Participates in the 2nd International Workshop on Intensive Care of the Newborn In Verona

CDH International was proud to be a part of the 2nd International Workshop on Intensive Care of the Newborn In Verona, Italy this week, working with neonatologists and pediatricians from around the globe to better help all babies born with acute medical conditions.    

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NIH Awards Fannin Phase I SBIR Grant for Chorioamniotic Membrane-Anchoring Device for Fetal Surgery

Fannin Innovation Studio has been awarded a $224,642 grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) to develop and test a novel medical device for anchoring the chorioamniotic membrane to the uterine wall to minimize the chance of preterm delivery following fetal surgery. Fetal surgery is a relatively new discipline that …

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CDH International Participates in the International Congress of Research on Rare and Orphan Diseases in Bologna

We are in Bologna, Italy today to participate in the International Congress of Research on Rare and Orphan Diseases.   There seems to be a medical research data renaissance occurring across the globe. CDH International is very proud to be a part of this incredible progress towards better healthcare for all children.  

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