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congenital diaphragmatic hernia awareness Tag

Infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) are at increased risk of respiratory morbidity from recurrent respiratory tract infections including those from respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). Data from prospective studies on RSV prophylaxis in CDH infants are limited. The objective was to determine the risk of...

The Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Study Group (CDHSG) registry is a multi-institutional tool to track outcomes of patients with CDH. The CDHSG asks surgeons to categorize diaphragmatic defect sizes as type A-D based on published guidelines. The reported size of the defect has been correlated with...

The etiology of pulmonary vascular abnormalities in CDH is incompletely understood. Studies have demonstrated improvement in pulmonary vasculature with prenatal therapy in animal models. We hypothesize that prenatal sildenafil may attenuate defective pulmonary vascular development via modulation of vSMC phenotype from undifferentiated, proliferative phenotype to...

Here is a list of the current Facebook fundraisers benefiting CDH International and CHERUBS: Ellie's birthday fundraiser RoEu's Birthday Fundraiser Abdy's Birthday Fundraiser Kelly's Birthday Fundraiser Kimberly's Birthday Fundraiser Alicia's Birthday Fundraiser Mary's Birthday Fundraiser Brenda Shumway's Birthday Fundraiser Diane's Birthday Fundraiser Corinne's #GivingTuesday Fundraiser A huge thank you to all of our wonderful fundraisers and...