Pulmonary Hypoplasia Program News and Updates

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Research Update: 8- to 13-Year Study of Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Children with Pulmonary Hypoplasia

Published on in In Utero Insights

The Pulmonary Hypoplasia Program at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to tracking outcomes of children with pulmonary hypoplasia in an effort to improve understanding and care. A recent review of neurodevelopmental outcomes at 5 years of age found that CDH survivors are at increased risk for developing emotionally reactive and pervasive developmental problems.

CBS 3 Story Raises Awareness of CDH

Published on in CHOP in the Media

CHOP pediatric surgeon Holly Hedrick, MD, and the family of Peyton Laricks, a patient born with congenital diaphragmatic hernia, are interviewed by CBS 3 about the life-threatening birth defect.