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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...

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...

4/23/2018 - LOBBYING 4/24/2018 - TOURING Join us as we visit Senators and Congressmen on Capitol Hill to push for more awareness and research funding for Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia.   If you would like to attend, please e-mail us at dawn.ireland@cdhi.org with the following information:   * Names of all attendees *...