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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

Pregnancy stigma, lack of maternity leave may drive women from surgery careers

This happened most often among women training in transplant surgery, surgical oncology and pediatric surgery. “Stigma related to pregnancy and maternal discrimination are distinct phenomena from ...

Source: Reuters
Published: 11 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 ...

Source: Healio
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

J. Alex Haller Jr., Johns Hopkins pediatric surgeon who gained fame in separating conjoined twins, dies

Dr. J. Alex Haller Jr., a retired Johns Hopkins pediatric surgeon recalled as the “father of pediatric trauma care,” died of respiratory arrest June 13 at his Glencoe home. He was 91. He was a professor emeritus of pediatrics, surgery and emergency ...

Source: The Baltimore Sun
Published: 16 Jun 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

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 ...

Source: Newswise
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

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

In the Spotlight: La Cañada resident elected to the Pediatric Surgery Board of the American Board of Surgery

Dr. Kasper Wang, associate chief of the Division of Pediatric Surgery at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, has been elected to a six-year term on the Pediatric Surgery Board of the American Board of Surgery, effective July 1. "I am humbled and honored to be ...

Source: Los Angeles Times
Published: 27 Feb 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

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

Caring for Kids: Austin Catholic principal, pediatric surgeon, Red Wings executive support children’s initiatives

On his monthly radio program, Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation President and CEO Larry Burns talks to community, government and business leaders about issues related to children’s health and wellness in Michigan. Guests in May included Janel ...

Source: Crain's Detroit
Published: 29 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 ...

Source: WTKR
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.

Source: WJHG
Published: 15 Jan 2018

OrthoPediatrics Corp. Announces First Surgery Performed with Pediatric Nailing Platform | FEMUR

WARSAW, Ind., June 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OrthoPediatrics Corp. (“OrthoPediatrics”) (KIDS), a company exclusively focused on advancing the field of pediatric orthopedics, announced today the first surgery utilizing OrthoPediatrics’ newly ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 04 Jun 2018

OrthoPediatrics Corp. Announces First Surgery Performed with Pediatric Nailing Platform | FEMUR

June 04, 2018 16:30 ET | Source: OrthoPediatrics Corp. WARSAW, Ind., June 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OrthoPediatrics Corp. (“OrthoPediatrics”) (NASDAQ:KIDS), a company exclusively focused on advancing the field of pediatric orthopedics, announced ...

Source: GlobeNewswire
Published: 06 Apr 2018

Wisconsin surgeon performs 'surgery' on pediatric patient's stuffed animal

Every patient at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin is treated with care— even the stuffed, cuddly kind. A photo of a doctor performing surgery on a stuffed toy has gone viral, gaining over 9,000 likes since it was posted on Dec. 28. In it, Dr ...

Source: Fox News
Published: 09 Jan 2017

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 ...

Source: Variety
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

Surgical reduction of brachial plexus injuries in children may yield greater abduction contracture

BOSTON — Compared with patients who had no reduction, pediatric patients with brachial plexus injuries ... according to results presented at the American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting. Stephanie A. Russo Stephanie A.

Source: Healio
Published: 15 Sep 2018

Patricia Kassebaum Rejoins Austin Hatcher Foundation As Director Of Clinical Services And Research

Former staff member Patricia Kassebaum has returned to the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer as its ... stint at Spine Surgery Associates in Chattanooga. During that period she ...

Published: 14 Sep 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