News Articles on 'Pediatric Surgery'
3-D-printed tracheal splints used in groundbreaking pediatric surgery
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta has performed Georgia's first-ever procedure to place 3-D-printed tracheal splints in a pediatric patient. A cross-functional team of Children's surgeons used three custom-made splints, which biomedical engineers at the ...
Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 19 Sep 2018
Practical pearls in pediatric vitreoretinal surgery
Pediatric retina surgery is not for the faint of heart. The stakes could not be higher for the youngest of our patients, and the margin between success and failure is razor thin. In surgery, as in medicine, small innovations and stepwise refinements to ...
Published: 17 Aug 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 Develops Groundbreaking Less-Invasive Heart Surgery
SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — It’s a fairly common birth defect that often corrects itself as the child gets older, but when it doesn’t doctors have to open up the chest leaving large scars on the child’s chest. But one Sutter Health doctor has come up with ...
Source: CBS Sacramento
Published: 04 Aug 2018
How Can I Find the Best Pediatric Surgeon for My Child?
While your child's pediatrician or your family doctor can likely make a referral to a good pediatric surgeon, you may also want to do some research to review your options. (Getty Images) Spring is finally giving way to summer, and with the lengthening days ...
Source: US News Health
Published: 25 May 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: 21 May 2018
Medical Monday: Robotic surgery for pediatric patients
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Robotic surgeries continue to advance,and this technology is now being used for surgeries on tiny patients. Pediatric Surgeon Dr. Michael Taylor says utilizing the da Vinci Robot for pediatric surgeries helps with precision.
Published: 15 Jan 2018
The Section of Pediatric Surgery provides exceptional surgical care to infants, children and adolescents who require surgical intervention for routine and complex medical issues. Pediatric surgeons, intensivists, and nursing staff are available around the ...
Published: 12 May 2018
Where Are They Now? Stories of Adult Survivors of Pediatric Heart Surgery
When Patrick Lowery was born, he had 10 fingers and 10 toes, wailed upon delivery and, by all other accounts, appeared a normal, healthy baby. Twenty-four hours later, he was anything but. Lowery was hemorrhaging and having seizures, and doctors detected ...
Source: US News Health
Published: 26 Jun 2018
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 ...
Published: 07 Jul 2017
Michael G. Caty, MD, MMM, is the Robert Pritzker Professor of Surgery and Chief of the Section of Pediatric Surgery in the Department of Surgery. He also serves as the Surgeon-in-Chief of the Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital. Board certified in ...
Published: 08 Jun 2017
A Grey’s Anatomy Catch-up Guide For No Matter How Far Behind You Are
Not great for her, but good for everyone else questioning what happened to this show. Dr. Arizona Robbins (Jessica Capshaw): Pediatric surgeon and wearer of rolly sneakers. She has a lot of pep, which is a departure for Grey’s Anatomy. “Elevator Love ...
Published: 11 Oct 2018
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
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 ...
Published: 04 Mar 2014
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
Democrats talk Kavanaugh impeachment
Sometimes I'll eat them. Dagen. MCDOWELL: More kindness. So Dr. P. Daniel McNeely is a pediatric surgeon in Nova Scotia, and he received a request from one of his patients. He could refuse it. Eight-year-old patient Jackson was going into surgery ...
Source: Fox News
Published: 09 Oct 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
LVH dedicates new pediatric surgery center
Local developer helps fund new pediatric surgery center for Lehigh Valley Health Network Lehigh Valley Health Network dedicated a new pediatric surgical facility Friday in honor of one of the region's biggest developers and his wife. The J.B. and Kathleen ...
Source: The Morning Call
Published: 08 Apr 2016
Referral to Pediatric Surgical Specialists
A pediatric surgeon has completed a 5-year residency training in general ... This document is copyrighted and is property of the American Academy of Pediatrics and its Board of Directors. All authors have filed conflict of interest statements with the ...
Published: 27 Jan 2014
Long career path for Chicago pediatric surgeon
If you want to practice medicine, be prepared to do your homework. Just ask Dr. Katherine Barsness, a pediatric surgeon at Ann and Robert H Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. Barsness has been through 17 years of formal education. In addition to her ...
Source: Chicago Tribune
Published: 25 Jun 2012
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.
Published: 03 Sep 2014