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On April 19th, 2018, BC Place in Vancouver, BC, Canada will light up blue, yellow and pink in support of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness. Thank you to BC Place in Canada for joining us in raising awareness for CDH. You can visit our Facebook event page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/2093778877521315/...

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...

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...