Africa Pertierra Cortada
Africa Pertierra graduated in Medicine in 2001 from the University Rovira i Virgili and obtained her Doctor of Medicine and Surgery degree from the University of Barcelona in 2016.
In 2006, he joined the Neonatology Service of the SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital as an Associate Physician and since 2011 has been a member of the hospital's ECMO team. However, since 2008 she has been the coordinator of the Follow-up Program for patients affected by congenital diaphragmatic hernia.
Since 2015, she has been a collaborating teacher of the Neonatology Master of the University of Barcelona.
He is currently part of the line of research on critical babies and neonatal resuscitation where he is leading studies on pulmonary hypertension in patients with congenital diaphragmatic hernia and on the long-term evolution of these patients.
- Pertierra-Cortada A, Clotet-Caba J, Hadley SM, Sabria-Bach J, Iriondo-Sanz M and Camprubí-Camprubí M Do FETO CDH survivors need the same follow-up program as non-FETO patients? EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS . 182(7): 3243-3255.
- Basurto D, Maria Russo F, Papastefanou I, Bredaki E, Allegaert K, Pertierra-Cortada A, Debeer A, Catte L, Lewi L, Devlieger R, Coppi P, Gratacós E, Gómez-Domínguez O and Deprest J Pulmonary hypertension in congenital diaphragmatic hernia: Antenatal prediction and impact on neonatal mortality PRENATAL DIAGNOSIS . 42(10): 1303-1311.
- Sabria-Bach J, Monteagudo-Sánchez A, Sánchez-Delgado M, Ferguson-Smith AC, Gómez O, Pertierra-Cortada A, Tenorio J, Nevado J, Lapunzina P, Pereda Aguirre A, Giménez Sevilla C, Toro Toro E, Perez de Nanclares G and Monk D Preimplantation genetic testing for a chr14q32 microdeletion in a family with Kagami-Ogata syndrome and Temple syndrome. JOURNAL OF MEDICAL GENETICS . 59(3): 253-261.