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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

Montreal Children’s Hospital surgeon first Canadian elected to American pediatric surgery board

Dr. Pramod Puligandla, a surgeon with the Montreal Children’s Hospital (MCH), has been elected to the pediatric surgery board of the American Board of Surgery. “The little feather in the cap is that I’m the first Canadian to be appointed to this ...

Source: Global News
Published: 16 May 2018

Acetaminophen may protect against acute kidney injury after pediatric heart surgery

Acetaminophen after pediatric heart surgery was associated with an increasingly protective effect against acute kidney injury (AKI), according to an analysis of separate cohorts at two children’s hospitals. Researchers retrospectively studied children ...

Published: 17 May 2018

Acetaminophen use helps reduce acute kidney injury risk in pediatric heart surgery patients

Children who underwent cardiac surgery were less likely to develop acute kidney injury if they had been treated with acetaminophen in the first 48 hours after their procedures, according to a Vanderbilt study just published in JAMA Pediatrics. The finding ...

Source: News Medical
Published: 15 May 2018

Micro-preemie, pediatric cardiology and eye surgery patient is family's 'miracle'

Mark and Melanie Payne’s story started like a storybook romance. They were college sweethearts. Mark was the captain of the UC Davis basketball team. Melanie was the captain of the UC Davis volleyball team. They were engaged after college graduation ...

Published: 09 May 2018

Acetaminophen Cuts Kidney Risk in Kids' Heart Surgery

Acetaminophen was associated with less acute kidney injury (AKI) following cardiac surgery for pediatric patients, researchers found. When taken in the first 48 hours immediately following surgery, acetaminophen was associated with modest protection ...

Source: MedPage Today
Published: 15 May 2018

David M. Bennett, MD, a Noteworthy Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon Established in Albuquerque, New Mexico

David M. Bennett, MD is a highly respected and experienced Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon, who continues to provide exceptional care and support to his patients within Carrie Tingley Children’s Hospital at UNM in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Dr. Bennett has ...

Source: PR NewsChannel
Published: 09 May 2018

Association Between Early Postoperative Acetaminophen Exposure and Acute Kidney Injury in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery

1 Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 2 Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 3 Department of Pediatrics, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham ...

Source: JAMA
Published: 14 May 2018

In the Spotlight: La Cañada resident elected to the Pediatric Surgery Board of the American Board of Surgery

Dr. Kasper Wang, associate chief of the Division of Pediatric Surgery at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, has been elected to a six-year term on the Pediatric Surgery Board of the American Board of Surgery, effective July 1. "I am humbled and honored to be ...

Source: Los Angeles Times
Published: 27 Feb 2018

Pediatric Surgeon Victoriya Staab, M.D. Performs K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital’s First Newborn Minimally Invasive Lung Resection

Victoriya Staab, M.D., a pediatric surgeon at Hackensack Meridian Health K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital, has performed the hospital’s first newborn minimally invasive lung resection. Dr. Staab utilized state-of-the-art highly specialized tiny ...

Source: Central Jersey
Published: 31 Mar 2018

Disease risk after pediatric heart surgery

Infections and autoimmune diseases are more common among people who have undergone heart surgery as children and had their thymus removed at the same time, which is often done to get access to the heart. This is evident in a study published in the Journal ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 22 Feb 2018

Correspondence on the Pediatric Cardiology & Heart Surgery Rankings

Editor’s note: After the publication of the 2017-18 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings, we received the following letter from several pediatric cardiac surgeons regarding a methodology change made this year in the Pediatric Cardiology & Heart Surgery ...

Source: US News Health
Published: 20 Oct 2017

New Pediatric Surgery Standards

The American College of Surgeons has issued new standards aimed at ensuring surgical facilities achieve optimal outcomes in young patients by meeting the medical, emotional and social needs of children and infants. The standards categorize facilities by ...

Source: OutpatientSurgery
Published: 03 Oct 2017

Madonna-Funded Children’s Surgery Institute Opens in Malawi

Madonna announced today the Mercy James Institute for Pediatric Surgery and Intensive Care will open at the Queen Central Hospital in Blantyre, Malawi, on July 11. The unit, named after Madonna’s Malawi-born daughter, Mercy James, is the first of its ...

Source: Variety
Published: 08 Jul 2017

LVH dedicates new pediatric surgery center

The grand opening of the J.B. and Kathleen Reilly Children’s Surgery Center at the Children’s Hospital takes place at Friday at Lehigh Valley Hospital. The grand opening of the J.B. and Kathleen Reilly Children’s Surgery Center at the Children’s ...

Source: The Morning Call
Published: 08 Apr 2016

Wisconsin surgeon performs 'surgery' on pediatric patient's stuffed animal

Every patient at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin is treated with care— even the stuffed, cuddly kind. A photo of a doctor performing surgery on a stuffed toy has gone viral, gaining over 9,000 likes since it was posted on Dec. 28. In it, Dr ...

Source: Fox News
Published: 09 Jan 2017

Florida surgeon hired to restart UK pediatric heart surgery program

The Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and UK HealthCare have named a surgeon to lead a new partnership providing pediatric cardiothoracic surgery at both sites. Dr. James Quintessenza will start Dec. 1. His primary appointment will be at Cincinnati Children ...

Source: Lexington Herald-Leader
Published: 18 Oct 2016

Pediatric surgeon’s child porn arrest concerns neighbors, patients

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A pediatric surgeon’s arrest on child pornography charges ... The news of Rosenschein’s arrest stunned neighbors KRQE News 13 spoke with Wednesday. “Very concerned, I have grandchildren that are here all the time ...

Source: KRQE Blogs
Published: 09 Nov 2016

Standardizing Pediatric Surgery Through Classifications

Classifying pediatric surgical facilities by the level of care and the specialized resources they're able to deliver can help patients to obtain the safest, most effective treatment, say the American College of Surgeons and the Children's Hospital Association.

Source: OutpatientSurgery
Published: 03 Oct 2017

PICTURES: New pediatric surgery center at LVH

A look inside the new J.B. and Kathleen Reilly ChildrenÕs Surgery Center in Lehigh Valley Hospital. The 15,000-square-foot facility features pediatric surgeons, who use minimally invasive state-of-the-art technology for general pediatric surgeries ...

Source: The Morning Call
Published: 08 Apr 2016

Renowned pediatric cardiovascular surgeon joins Advocate Children's Hospital

Joseph Forbess, M.D. has been appointed as the new chief of pediatric cardiovascular surgery for Advocate Children's Hospital and co-director of the Advocate Children's Heart Institute. Dr. Forbess is one of the country's leading cardiovascular surgeons ...

Source: Daily Herald
Published: 10 Jan 2017

Former pediatric surgeon faces child pornography charges

Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Presbyterian pediatric surgeon, Doctor Guy Rosenschein Tuesday. He’s facing charges of possession and distribution of child pornography. Rosenschein is a former pediatric surgeon and now an inmate at the ...

Source: KOAT Albuquerque
Published: 09 Nov 2016

New report: Pediatric heart surgery outcome data from 5 area hospitals

Today’s guest blogger is Ryan R. Davies, MD, a cardiothoracic surgeon in the Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children. Last week, a first-of-its-kind report issued by the ...

Published: 05 Mar 2015

Pediatric surgeon dies trying to save two kids from Lake Michigan

Dr. Donald Liu died as he lived, saving children. The pediatric surgeon was with his wife for a weekend getaway when he spotted two children struggling in Lake Michigan off a small beach in Berrien County Michigan Sunday morning. Liu was able to help the ...

Source: Chicago Tribune
Published: 06 Aug 2012

HBJ names 2018 Health Care Heroes as outstanding practitioners

What are you most proud of accomplishing in your career to date? When I came to Clear Lake Regional Medical Center in 2011, I was given the task of starting a pediatric surgery practice from scratch — including building an office, setting up the ...

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 18 May 2018

CMS to investigate pediatric heart surgery deaths at Florida hospital

The federal government said Friday it is launching an official investigation into reports of least nine babies dying since 2011 after undergoing open-heart surgery at St. Mary's Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Fla. “We take these allegations very ...

Source: Modern Healthcare
Published: 05 Jun 2015

Bueno named chief of Pediatric Plastic Surgery

Reuben Bueno Jr., M.D., associate professor of Plastic Surgery, is returning to Vanderbilt University School of Medicine as co-director of Pediatric Plastic Surgery at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and also as director of the ...

Source: Vanderbilt University News
Published: 04 Sep 2014