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.
- Basurto D, Fuenzalida J, Martinez-Portilla RJ, Russo FM, Pertierra-Cortada A, Martinez JM, Deprest J, Gratacós E and Gómez-Domínguez O Intrapulmonary artery Doppler to predict mortality and morbidity in fetuses with mild and moderate left-sided congenital diaphragmatic hernia. ULTRASOUND IN OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY . 58(4): 590-596.
- Russo FM, Cordier AG, Basurto D, Salazar L, Litwinska E, Gómez-Domínguez O, Debeer A, Nevoux J, Patel S, Lewi L, Pertierra-Cortada A, Aertsen M, Gratacós E, Nicolaides K, Benachi A and Deprest J Fetal endoscopic tracheal occlusion reverses the natural history of right-sided congenital diaphragmatic hernia: European multicenter experience. ULTRASOUND IN OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY . 57(3): 378-385.
- Irene De Haro Jorge, Prat J, Oriol Martín Solé, ELENA MÚÑOZ FERNÁNDEZ, Pertierra-Cortada A, Martin-Lluis A and Xavier Tarrado Castellarnau Porcine dermal patches as a risk factor for recurrence after congenital diaphragmatic hernia repair. PEDIATRIC SURGERY INTERNATIONAL . 37(1): 59-65.