Etiology of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia: The Retinoid Hypothesis

@article{Greer2003EtiologyOC,
  title={Etiology of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia: The Retinoid Hypothesis},
  author={John J. Greer and Randal P. Babiuk and Bernard Th{\'e}baud},
  journal={Pediatric Research},
  year={2003},
  volume={53},
  pages={726-730}
}
Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is a major life-threatening cause of respiratory failure in the newborn. Although significant efforts have been undertaken to unravel the pathophysiology of CDH, our current understanding of the etiology remains spare. Here we outline recent evidence suggesting that abnormalities linked with the retinoid signaling… CONTINUE READING