News tagged with pediatric surgeon
(Medical Xpress)—By adopting a technique that's already widely used in adult medicine, pediatric surgeons could save many children from complications associated with a common but risky hospital procedure. That's the conclusion ...
Surgery Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Until a child's bones have fully matured (in girls, typically by age 14; in boys, age 16), an injury to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL)—the primary, stabilizing ligament of the knee joint—requires special consideration, ...
Surgery Feb 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
When researchers from UCLA Medical Center investigated the link between racial disparities and appendicitis outcomes in children, they found that the type of hospital in which black, Hispanic and other minority patients receive ...
Surgery Dec 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Surgeons at Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters (CHKD) have fitted a patient with a device that might eliminate the need for surgery in some patients with one of the world's most common chest deformities, pectus excavatum, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Most parents frequently rely on the Internet for pediatric health information, and yet the content and quality of information can vary greatly from website to website. According to new research presented on Sunday, Oct. 21 ...
Pediatrics Oct 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Loyola University Medical Center surgeons have successfully removed an extremely rare pancreatic tumor from a patient who was only 9 years old.
Surgery Jul 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Pediatric surgeons can lower health care costs if they remove a young patient's perforated appendix sooner rather than later, according to new study results published in the April issue of the Journal of the American College of ...
Surgery Apr 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Brazil's conjoined twins Israel and Levi were separated successfully Wednesday at Maternity Hospital of Goiania in a surgery that lasted nearly 10 hours, the twins' doctor told AFP.
Other Feb 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A tiny 3-D collagen "scaffold" developed in a Cornell lab could prove a lifesaver for those who have lost parts of their intestine.
Medical research Dec 09, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Board of Directors has recently approved and released an evidence-based clinical practice guideline (CPG) on "The Treatment of Supracondylar Humerus Fractures."
Other Nov 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A team of Virginia Commonwealth University pediatric surgeons today successfully completed the separation of 19-month-old conjoined twins Maria and Teresa Tapia of the Dominican Republic.
Other Nov 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A pair of 2-year-old formerly conjoined twin girls from the Philippines are recovering well after an operation to separate them in California, a hospital spokeswoman said Wednesday.
Other Nov 03, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A common deformity that cases a depression in the chest wall inhibits lung function as the cavity grows deeper, a national study of 327 patients published in the Journal of Pediatrics found.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 18, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Again and again, 12-year-old Brianna Bowens cautiously pokes the human eyeball. On purpose.
Other Jul 25, 2011 | not rated yet | 0