Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia CDH  QA
Dr. Jena Miller discusses Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) treatment and care provided by the Johns Hopkins Center for Fetal Therapy. She discusses how it is diagnosed, options for treatment and subsequent follow-up. For more information: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/fetal-therapy Questions answered: 1. What is a Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia? (0:11) 2. At what stage of pregnancy is CDH usually diagnosed? (0:29) 3. How common is it for a baby to have CDH? (0:48) 4. How is CDH typically treated? (1:05) 5. What happens if it goes untreated? (1:24) 6. What is the name of the procedure to treat CDH before birth? (1:56) 7. When is the balloon removed? (2:30) 8. What are the risks of the procedure for mother and baby? (2:48) 9. What can a mother expect after this procedure? (3:12) 10. Is there any special follow-up or monitoring required during the pregnancy? (3:41) 11. What special accommodations are needed for delivery? (4:03) 12. After delivery, what follow-up or additional treatment will the baby need? (4:42) 13. Why choose Johns Hopkins for treatment of CDH? (5:14) 14. How do outcomes compare to other centers nationally? (5:44)