News Articles on 'Pediatric Surgery'
Mending Kids, pediatric surgery nonprofit, names new executive director
When Isabelle Fox joined a mission sponsored by international pediatric surgery nonprofit Mending Kids to Luoyang, China, in 2011 as a nonmedical volunteer, she assumed it would be a one-off experience. If nothing else, it would be something to post on ...
Source: Los Angeles Times
Published: 08 Feb 2019
Inside last pediatric surgical ward in Venezuela's capital
Domingo Luciani is the last hospital in Caracas with a functioning pediatric surgical unit; of its 18 operating rooms, only three are still in use. There are 500 children on the waiting list in the capital alone, Jane said, and waiting times for surgery ...
Published: 13 Feb 2019
Vaccine-Preventable Infections Common After Pediatric Organ Transplant
HealthDay News — Hospitalization for vaccine-preventable infections occurs in more than 15% of pediatric solid organ transplant recipients in the first five years after surgery, according to a study recently published in JAMA Pediatrics. Amy G.
Source: Clinical Advisor
Published: 11 Feb 2019
Pediatric Brain Tumor Market 2018 Global Trends, Share, Industry Size, Growth, Opportunities, and Market Forecast to 2023
Pediatric brain tumor is uncontrolled or abnormal growth of ... On the basis of treatment, the market has been segmented into surgery, therapies, drug treatment, and others. Surgery is further sub-segmented into surgical biopsy, resection (removal ...
Published: 14 Feb 2019
I Wasn’t Ready for the Intersex Surgery I Had as a Child
That child is going to live with them” A bill like SB 201 would pump the brakes on the whole process, delaying surgery until the intersex minor can sign a written statement giving permission. As such, the bill faces pushback form some pediatric ...
Source: The Daily Beast
Published: 10 Feb 2019
Pediatric surgeon specializes in solving problems
Tom Krummel, MD, discovered medicine by accident. An inquisitive kid who read encyclopedias and built tree forts and go-carts, he entered college planning a career in science. On a whim, Krummel explained at a recent talk at the Fogarty Institute for ...
Source: Scope Blog Stanford
Published: 30 Jan 2019
Medical Monday: Surgery for pediatric chest wall abnormalities
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - As children develop, a chest wall abnormality can develop. Pediatric Surgeon Dr. Beth Walford says one condition she treats is a funnel chest or a dented in chest. She can correct this problem through surgery performed at ...
Published: 28 Jan 2019
3D printed tracheal splints used in pediatric surgery
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (CHoA) and the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) have successfully used 3D printed tracheal splints in the pediatric surgery of a 7-month old patient with a life-threatening airway obstruction. The surgeons ...
Source: 3D Printing Industry
Published: 19 Sep 2018
Rare pediatric surgery performed in Mangaluru hospital
MANGALURU: A rare feat of enabling a child of seven years to eat (swallow) food by himself for the first time in his life has brought cheers to the family and doctors alike. The child didn’t have a part of food pipe when he was born and he also had an ...
Source: Times of India
Published: 13 Nov 2018
How Can I Find the Best Pediatric Surgeon for My Child?
Spring is finally giving way to summer, and with the lengthening days and warming temperatures come an increase in playground injuries among kids. Falls off the monkey bars that result in a bad bone break or ligaments torn during a game of tag increase in ...
Source: US News Health
Published: 25 May 2018
Pediatric surgeon: In medicine, cultivate relationships as well as technology
Dr. Michael Scheidler, pediatric trauma medical director at University Medical Center, was integral in building the hospital’s pediatric robotic surgery program, introduced in 2017. “Minimally invasive robotic surgery offers a number of significant ...
Published: 30 Jul 2018
Alex Haller, pioneer of pediatric surgery at Johns Hopkins, dies at 91
J. Alex Haller Jr., a pioneer in pediatric surgery, pediatric trauma treatment, and biomedical ethics who transformed the practice of pediatric care at Johns Hopkins and throughout the nation, died on Wednesday in Glencoe, Maryland. He was 91. A professor ...
Published: 18 Jun 2018
Beaumont opens Pediatric Stereo EEG Epilepsy Surgery Program
This post was contributed by a community member. Beaumont Children's neuroscience team is the first in Michigan to establish a Pediatric Stereo- electroencephalography Epilepsy Surgery Program. Stereo-electroencephalography, also known as SEEG, is a ...
Source: USA Patch
Published: 08 Nov 2018
OSF opens Urbana clinic with range of pediatric specialists
Already seeing patients there are pediatric cardiology and pediatric surgery specialists, and they'll be joined by a pediatric hematology/oncology specialist in mid-July, according to OSF HealthCare. "For all three of those sub-specialties, many of the ...
Source: The News-Gazette
Published: 14 Jun 2018
Doctor from Edmonton making name for himself in pediatric surgery
An Edmonton man has made it big in the world of medicine for the young. Pramod Puligandla, a professor of pediatric surgery, pediatrics and surgery at McGill University in Montreal, has been elected to the Pediatric Surgery Board of the American Board of ...
Source: Edmonton Journal
Published: 20 May 2018
Children’s Health: Why Your Child Needs a Pediatric Surgeon
In the past, society often thought of children as just “little adults” and used similar treatment methods on children as they did grown-ups. As we’ve progressed, we’ve learned that children actually need very different care than adults. Children ...
Published: 23 Jul 2018
Pediatric surgeon adopts little girl after saving her life
HARTFORD, Conn. – She always told coworkers at the hospital that it just wasn't the right time to think about motherhood, but everything changed for a Connecticut pediatric surgeon when she met a little girl who needed a lot of help. Images of her three ...
Published: 25 May 2018