Tag: "diaphragmatic" at biology news
Congenital diaphragmatic hernia
...nt maturation is not delayed in human fetuses with diaphragmatic
hernia In an autopsy study of human fetuses, Ja... surfactant content is not decreased in congenital diaphragmatic
hernia. The paper is discussed in a related perspective. Citation: Boucherat O, Benachi A, Chaille...
Children's Hospital Boston presents at the 2006 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference
...g a life-threatening condition known as congenital diaphragmatic
hernia. The technique has proven successful in animals, and Drs. Kunisaki and Fauza now show that the cells can be grown reliably and safely without the need for animal serum bringing them a step closer to being able to study the technique in human ...
Leveling the field for babies with persistent pulmonary hypertension
... in utero, congenital heart disease and congenital diaphragmatic
hernia. Dr. Black's focus is the babies whose vessels have become thick-walled, inflexible pipes that cannot transition to an elastic state. Flexibility enables adequate blood to get into the lungs so it can be replenished with oxygen then head back...
Cells from amniotic fluid used to tissue-engineer a new trachea
...r techniques in newborn lambs to repair congenital diaphragmatic
hernia (CDH), or a hole in the diaphragm that separates the lungs from the visceral organs. If the hole is large enough, the stomach and other visceral organs can end up in the chest cavity, crowding the lungs and stunting their growth. Using mesenc...
Gene mutation responsible for lung and diaphragm defects
...Birth defects in the diaphragm, such as congenital diaphragmatic
hernia (which are about as common as cystic fibros...lopment. Could the same gene be involved in human diaphragmatic
defects? After studying children with similar problems, the authors did indeed identify a child wit...
Mechanical tension helps shape lung development
... and cannot develop fully, often due to congenital diaphragmatic
hernias, which occur in 1 of 2,500 births. Kourembanas is directing an NIH-funded project on the pathology of lung development, of which Ingber is a part. "Don's work gives us an understanding of how normal lung growth occurs, and gives us tremendou...