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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

Beloved Cardiac Surgeon John Brown Saves Lives and Inspires Future Generations

As a pediatric heart surgeon, his life is devoted to saving children. But he couldn’t possibly have imagined that two of those young patients would grow up to work as medical professionals ...

Source: Parade
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 ...

Source: KRDO
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 ...

Source: MarketWatch
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 Neuroblastoma Treatment Market Is Projected to Reach US$ 1.3 Bn by 2026

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Source: Digital Journal
Published: 15 Feb 2019

For recurrent glioblastoma, immunotherapy before surgery appears to help more than afterward

In contrast, after surgery, the drug doesn’t stimulate patients’ T cells ... and the co-first author is Dr. Aaron Mochizuki, a UCLA pediatric hematology/oncology fellow. The study was funded in part by the National Institutes of Health Specialized ...

Source: UCLA Newsroom
Published: 11 Feb 2019

Internationally renowned pediatric spinal surgeon joins Nicklaus Children’s Hospital

Internationally renowned pediatric spinal surgeon, Thomas J. Errico, MD, has joined the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Orthopedic Surgery Program’s Center for Spinal Disorders and Pediatric ...

Source: Miami's Community Newspapers
Published: 30 Jan 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 ...

Source: WJHG
Published: 28 Jan 2019

Surgery in style: the young patients who go in for operations in Audi convertibles

It makes the whole thing seem more like a game Dr Silvia López, head of pediatric anesthesia “The nurses at the outpatient surgery department wanted to humanize pediatric care,” says Laura Porcar, a nurse and one of the people behind the initiative ...

Source: EL PAÍS
Published: 20 Dec 2018

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

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

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 ...

Source: HUB
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

Children's Hospital Colorado surgeon receives awards for contribution to pediatric surgery

Aurora, Colo. (June 5, 2018) - World-renowned Children's Hospital Colorado (Children's Colorado) Pediatric Surgeon Dr. Alberto Peña has been named the recipient of the 2018 American Pediatric Surgical Association (ASPA) Robert E. Gross Award for ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 06 Jun 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

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: 02 Apr 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

3D Printed Simulator Could Help Surgeons Prepare for a Rare and Complex Pediatric Surgery

Premature infants can be afflicted with all sorts of life-threatening conditions; one of those is esophageal atresia, where the esophagus does not connect to the stomach. Instead, the upper esophagus abruptly ends, often as a small pouch. In other cases ...

Source: 3dprint
Published: 22 May 2018

Lack of trained manpower is the biggest challenge in pediatric surgery: Dr Shandip Kumar Sinha

Shahid Akhter, editor, ETHealthworld spoke to Dr Shandip Kumar Sinha, Senior Consultant-Pediatric Surgery, Rainbow Children's Hospital, New Delhi, to know more about the emerging trends in pediatric surgery and the accompanying challenges. What are the ...

Published: 09 Nov 2018

Preeminent Pediatric Heart Surgeon, an Alum, to Join University of Texas at Austin

One of the world's leading pediatric heart surgeons, Charles Fraser, Jr., M.D., will join the faculty of the Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin as professor in the Departments of Surgery and Perioperative Care and Pediatrics.

Published: 19 Mar 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 ...

Source: WGHP
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 ...

Source: fox8
Published: 25 May 2018