Milrinone for Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) - Clinical Trial
What is the Purpose of this Study?
We are doing this study to find out whether a drug called Milrinone, when given to infants with CHD, will help the heart work better by supplying oxygen to the lungs and tissue.
Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH)
Who Can Participate in the Study?
- Are ages 36 0/7 weeks old or older
- Have CDH (Congential Diaphragmatic Hernia).
- Weigh at least 2000g (about 4 pounds)
What is Involved?
If you decide that you would like for your child to be part of this study, your child will:
- Be randomly given (like flipping a coin) either the study medicine, Milrinone or a sugar solution, placebo.
- Be given the study medicine for up to 3 days only.
- May have up to two head ultrasounds.
-- One head ultrasound will be completed before study medication begins.
-- One ultrasound when study medication is complete.
- Complete 3 questionnaires at 4, 8, and 12 months of age regarding the infant's health.