News Articles on 'Pediatric Surgery'
Expert Emphasizes Importance of Collaboration for Rare Pediatric Cancers
Radiation therapy is often used to treat adults with esthesioneuroblastoma, but it has shown to cause significant morbidity in pediatric patients. Currently, clinicians use a combination of surgery and chemotherapy, and sometimes radiation in extensive ...
Published: 10 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
Little Company of Mary Hospital to stop pediatric inpatient services
The hospital will still treat children in its emergency department, urgent care centers and in outpatient surgery. A number of Chicago-area hospitals have stepped away from pediatric inpatient care in recent years as more procedures are done on an ...
Source: Chicago Tribune
Published: 31 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
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
Children's Hospital of Michigan Appoints New Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon
Newswise — DETROIT — The Children’s Hospital of Michigan is pleased to announce the appointment of John N. Dentel, MD, as the Staff Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon. “Dr. Dentel's training has been of the highest caliber, and he is a genuinely sincere ...
Published: 14 Aug 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
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
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 ...
Published: 25 May 2018
Stallion hired to lead Pediatric Surgery at Beaumont Children's
This post was contributed by a community member. Anthony Stallion, M.D., has joined Beaumont Children's as section head of Pediatric Surgery. In this role, Stallion will oversee a team of board-certified, fellowship-trained pediatric surgeons. From ...
Source: USA Patch
Published: 30 Jan 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
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
Are 3 pediatric heart surgery centers in Central Florida too many?
The new Cardiac Center at Nemours Children’s Hospital has its own ICU, operating room, cath lab and staff of more than 100 people, including nurses and anesthesiologists. “Our goal is not just to build the best cardiac center, but also to elevate the ...
Source: Orlando Sentinel
Published: 11 Feb 2017
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
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
Journal of Pediatric Surgery
Journal of Pediatric Surgery presents original contributions as well as a complete international abstracts section and other special departments to provide the most current source of information and references in pediatric surgery. The journal is based on ...
Published: 17 Mar 2017
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