diaphragmatic hernia

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  • Pilot Trial FETO for CDH Rochester, MN

    Subjects to be enrolled in this study are pregnant women whose unborn baby has been diagnosed with severe congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH). CDH is a birth defect occurring early in pregnancy. It is characterized by the development of a hole in the diaphragm, the breathing muscle that separates the chest from the abdomen. As a result, the intestines and other organs in the baby's abdomen can move into the chest and press on the developing lungs. CDH is a serious condition which prevents the fetal lungs from developing normally. The purpose of this study is to gather information on the ...

  • Study of Metabolic, Phenotypic and Microbiome Profiling in Fetal Tracheal Aspirate and Amniotic Fluid after Fetal Surgery Rochester, MN

    The purpose of this study is to investigate the microbial, protein, genetic and cell profiles of the tracheal aspirates and amniotic fluid in human fetuses with congenital diaphragmatic hernia that undergo fetal therapy.


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