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Featured cherub of the week is Lily Schroeder, daughter of Rebecca and Jeff Schroeder. The following is written by Lily's mom, Rebecca:  "My husband and I had been trying to get pregnant for a little over 2 years. After several tests and multiple procedures we...

OBJECTIVE: Infants with a congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) are at high risk of developing pulmonary hypertension after birth, but little is known of their physiological transition at birth. We aimed to characterise the changes in cardiopulmonary physiology during the neonatal transition in an ovine model...

OBJECTIVE: Fetoscopic endoluminal tracheal occlusion (FETO) aims to reverse pulmonary hypoplasia associated with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) and mitigate the associated respiratory insufficiency and pulmonary hypertension after birth. We aimed to determine whether FETO improves the cardiopulmonary transition at birth in an ovine model of...