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Leonard Bailey, transplant surgeon who gave 'Baby Fae' baboon heart, dies at 76

Leonard Bailey, a pediatric surgeon who attracted international attention in 1984 when he transplanted a baboon’s heart into a newborn human — “Baby Fae” — a medical moon shot that sparked breathless controversy but was credited with ...

Source: New Hampshire Union Leader
Published: 18 May 2019

Health Watch: Surgery in the tiniest patients

It was really, really tough," said Vitaver. But Mateo was in skilled hands. Saundra Kay, MD, a Pediatric Surgeon at Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children and her colleagues are pioneers in ...

Source: ABC30 Action News
Published: 16 May 2019

New research reveals link between mental health and pediatric suicide by firearm

The findings are published in the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. "Gun violence has become an epidemic in this country," said Robert McLoughlin, MD, a pediatric surgery research fellow ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 10 May 2019

St. Lukes Names Mitch Gifford Clinic Supervisor of St. Lukes Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Pediatric and Plastic Surgery Associates

St. Lukes is pleased to announce Mitch Gifford has been named clinic supervisor of St. Lukes Endocrinology Associates, St. Lukes Gastroenterology Associates, St. Lukes Pediatric Associates and St. Lukes Plastic Surgery Associates. Gifford earned his degree ...

Source: Duluth News Tribune
Published: 13 May 2019

Surgeon who transplanted baboon heart into baby dies

where he was a professor and surgeon-in-chief at Loma Linda University Children's Hospital. "His work also propelled Loma Linda University Health to become the world's leading pediatric heart transplant center and led to innovations that enable surgeons to ...

Source: Star Tribune
Published: 16 May 2019

Researchers develop standard measurement tool to evaluate pediatric facial palsy

The team, which includes researchers from nine countries, published its findings Thursday in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery. Each year, more than a million children worldwide are diagnosed with pediatric facial palsy, a condition where there is a weakness of ...

Source: News Medical
Published: 10 May 2019

FDA approves first anticoagulant (blood thinner) for pediatric patients to treat potentially life-threatening blood clots

VTE usually develops as a secondary complication of underlying clinical conditions such as a venous catheter, cancer, infection, congenital heart disease, and trauma or surgery. Pediatric VTE is ...

Source: YAHOO!
Published: 16 May 2019

Pediatric Hospice Can Be A Godsend For Heartbroken Parents. But The Facilities Often Struggle To Stay Afloat.

(Chatterjee, 5/15) The New York Times: How Tiger Woods Won The Back Surgery Lottery Few would have predicted that Tiger Woods would be playing in the P.G.A. Championship this week. He had three ...

Source: Kaiser Health News
Published: 16 May 2019

How a Pediatric AIDS Charity Promotes Awareness and Reduces Stigma (Podcast)

From that point, 30 years later, the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a leader in ending ... largest mailings other than the Census in the United States was from the Surgeon General C. Everett Koop was explaining, "You don’t get it from ...

Source: The Chronicle of Philanthropy
Published: 17 May 2019

Septic Arthritis of the Hip—Risk Factors Associated With Secondary Surgery

Chi-square was used to compare patients who required further surgery and those who did not ... or committee member of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America. Dr. J. S. Murphy or an immediate family member serves as a paid consultant to Depuy ...

Source: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Published: 18 May 2019

Adult and Pediatric Hemoconcentrators Market to Register Stellar Compound Annual Growth Rate Through 2025

This process also helps to maintain higher hematocrit levels and to reduce the need for additional blood products during and after bypass surgery. Hemoconcentrators include adult hemoconcentrator and pediatric hemoconcentrator. These adult and pediatric ...

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 10 May 2019

Greg Olsen Foundation Donates $2.5 Million for New Pediatric Heart Center at Levine Children's Hospital

RELATED: Greg Olsen says he's on his way to a 'full recovery' after foot surgery The donation was announced after ... from Olsen's foundation and will help build a next generation pediatric cardiovascular and congenital heart outpatient clinic at Levine.

Source: WFMY News 2
Published: 09 May 2019

Anticoagulant, Fragmin, receives FDA approval for pediatric use

VTE usually develops as a secondary complication of underlying clinical conditions such as a venous catheter, cancer, infection, congenital heart disease, and trauma or surgery. Pediatric VTE is ...

Source: Pink
Published: 17 May 2019

Mallard joins Morristown Pediatric Dentistry

After completing his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2014 at the UT Health Science Center ... A&M Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas to specialize in the treatment of pediatric and special needs patients. Mallard is an active member in the American ...

Source: Citizen Tribune
Published: 12 May 2019

State Highlights: Lawsuit Charges USC-Sponsored Plastic Surgeon With 12 Needless Surgeries, Fraud; Advocates Hail Landmark

Los Angeles Times: USC-Sponsored Plastic Surgeon Used Patient’s Insurer ... (Carlesso, 5/15) A Pennsylvania pediatric practice knew that one of its physicians was a threat to molest young ...

Source: Kaiser Health News
Published: 16 May 2019

Snapchat Surgery: The Doctors Sending Video Updates Mid-Operation

Kevin de la Roza, a pediatric cardiac anesthesiologist at the Arnold Palmer ... But the spark came six years ago when the hospital used social media to provide updates on a heart surgery being performed on an infant as part of a marketing campaign, then ...

Source: Ozy
Published: 12 May 2019

HealthWatch: Brandon's Nerve Transfer Surgery for AFM is a First!

Nerve surgeon Amy Moore from Washington University of St. Louis ... Collaborative Assessment of Pediatric Transverse Myelitis: Understand, Reveal, Educate is a study led by Dr. Benjamin Greenberg in Dallas, TX. The study is the first of its kind and ...

Published: 17 May 2019

FDA Approves Fragmin as First Pediatric Anticoagulant Treatment

The announcement marks the first anticoagulant treatment approved for pediatric patients ... and those with a history of spinal deformity or spinal surgery. Although the precise number of DVT/PE is unknown, the CDC estimates that as many as 900,000 ...

Source: Cancer Network
Published: 16 May 2019

The Heart Institute at Palmetto General Hospital Appoints New Medical Director of Cardiothoracic Surgery

He then completed his Thoracic Surgery Training at University of Miami/Jackson Memorial and spent two years in Neonatal/Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Fellowship at the University of San Francisco (UCSF).

Source: Miami's Community Newspapers
Published: 09 May 2019

FDA approves first anticoagulant for pediatric patients to treat potentially life-threatening blood clots

VTE usually develops as a secondary complication of underlying clinical conditions such as a venous catheter, cancer, infection, congenital heart disease, and trauma or surgery. Pediatric VTE is associated with an increased risk of in-hospital mortality ...

Source: PharmaLive
Published: 17 May 2019

Severe Hearing Loss from Pediatric Brain Tumor Treatment May Cause Cognitive Difficulties

Pediatric survivors of brain tumors are typically at risk ... The treatment protocol among these patients was surgery, risk-adapted craniospinal irradiation and chemotherapy. Patients with severe hearing loss performed significantly worse across all ...

Source: Cure Today
Published: 13 May 2019

Baboon heart transplant surgeon dies

“Before Paisley’s surgery, the medical staff told us that 20 years ago ... Over the years, Bailey’s work propelled LLUH to become the world’s leading pediatric heart transplant center, and led to innovations that enable surgeons to repair certain ...

Source: Daily Press
Published: 14 May 2019

Brain network activity can improve in epilepsy patients after surgery

and now we are learning that surgery may lead to changes in brain networks." The epilepsy monitoring units at VUMC have eight adult beds and four pediatric beds. For adults, VUMC's Epilepsy Program is the only epilepsy center in Tennessee designated Level ...

Source: 7th Space
Published: 16 May 2019

Lawmakers approve measure to catch pediatric heart surgery problems

TALLAHASSEE -- The state House of Representatives on Monday unanimously approved a bill to increase oversight of pediatric heart surgeries. The proposal, which would let teams of physician experts inspect struggling programs, won the support of the Florida ...

Source: Tampa Bay Times
Published: 29 Apr 2019

Pediatric surgeon arrested for child porn. Missouri revokes license two years later

One in four girls and one in six boys will be sexually abused before they turn 18 years old, according to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center. By The Missouri medical board revoked the license of pediatric surgeon Guy Rosenschein last week ...

Source: The Kansas City Star
Published: 24 Apr 2019

License of former MU pediatric surgeon revoked after child pornography charges

The state medical license of a former MU School of Medicine pediatric surgeon and professor was revoked Thursday, more than two years after his arrest for child pornography charges in New Mexico. Guy Rosenschein was arrested in November 2016 at his home in ...

Source: Columbia Missourian
Published: 25 Apr 2019

Morristown Medical Center Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon Finds Obtaining Vitamin D Levels in Children with Fractures Improves Compliance

Morristown, NJ –A new study by Dr. Barbara Minkowitz, a pediatric orthopedist at Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Centerpublished in the prestigious Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics found that lower vitamin D levels in children are ...

Source: TAPinto
Published: 20 Apr 2019

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Surgeon Kasper Wang Elected to the Pediatric Surgery Board of the American Board of Surgery

LOS ANGELES, Feb 21, 2018 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Kasper Wang, MD, FACS, FAAP, associate chief of the Division of Pediatric Surgery at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), has been elected to the Pediatric Surgery Board of the American Board of Surgery ...

Source: MarketWatch
Published: 21 Feb 2018

Children requiring thyroid surgery have better outcomes at high-volume surgery centers

Philadelphia, April 4, 2019 -- New research recently published in the Journal of Pediatric Surgery found that post-operative success rates of pediatric thyroid patients, particularly children who require a thyroidectomy, correlate with the institution's ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 04 Apr 2019