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Gloves, scalpel, teddy bear — Toys calm Surgery Center at Sawgrass pediatric patients

Rochester, N.Y.-based Surgery Center at Sawgrass nurses Patricia McLanahan, Kristen Kelly and Nadia Tillet use toys to make young patients feel more comfortable when coming to the ASC for surgery, WHAM reported. Here are the key details to know: 1.

Source: Becker's ASC
Published: 29 Nov 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: 14 Nov 2018

Pediatric Plastic Surgeon Applies Global Experience to Kentucky Patients

UK is the University for Kentucky. At UK, we are educating more students, treating more patients with complex illnesses and conducting more research and service than at any time in our 150-year history. To read more about the UK story and how you can ...

Published: 21 Nov 2018

Robotic pediatric spinal surgery is a first in West Virginia

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A West Virginia University surgeon has performed the state’s first robotic pediatric spinal surgery. WVU Medicine said in a news release Wednesday that Dr. John Lubicky used a robotic surgical guidance system to perform the ...

Source: Daily Journal
Published: 15 Nov 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

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

Distance to nearest pediatric surgeon a potential barrier for millions of US children

ORLANDO, Fla. - Children who need surgery, statistics show, have fewer complications when it's performed by doctors with specialized pediatric surgical training in regionalized centers where a high a volume of procedures are performed. But in ongoing ...

Source: DOTmed
Published: 05 Nov 2018

3-D-printed tracheal splints used in groundbreaking pediatric surgery

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta has performed Georgia's first-ever procedure to place 3-D-printed tracheal splints in a pediatric patient. A cross-functional team of Children's surgeons used three custom-made splints, which biomedical engineers at the ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 19 Sep 2018

National Trends in the Use of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Among Pediatric Patients With Severe Obesity

3 Department of Surgery, MassGeneral Hospital for Children, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 4 Codman Center for Clinical Effectiveness in Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 5 Massachusetts General Hospital Weight Center, Department of ...

Source: JAMA
Published: 22 Oct 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

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

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

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

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

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

Preeminent Pediatric Heart Surgeon Charles Fraser to Join Dell Medical School and Dell Children’s

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

Source: The University of Texas at Austin
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

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

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

Pediatric cornea surgery is very intricate and high risk: Dr Ken K Nischal

For a long time people used to think that a child's eye was just a smaller version of an adult’s eye but that is not true.Shahid Akhter | ETHealthWorld | Updated: December 19, 2017, 10:31 IST In an interview with ETHealthworld during WSPOS 2017 organized ...

Published: 19 Dec 2017

Pediatric surgeon adopts baby after saving her life

HARTFORD, Conn. — Dr. Christine Finck always told coworkers at the hospital it just wasn't the right time to think about motherhood. But everything changed for the Connecticut pediatric surgeon when she met a little girl who needed a lot of help.

Source: WGN-TV
Published: 25 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: fox8
Published: 25 May 2018

Medical Monday: Pediatric surgery saves baby's life

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - When babies are born prematurely, they require special care and sometimes they need surgery. That was the case for Freonshay Crenshaw and her daughter, who was born at 34 weeks. A pregnancy is considered full-term at 39 to ...

Source: WJHG
Published: 12 Mar 2018

What Is the Financial Income for a Pediatric Surgeon?

Several fields of medicine are focused on the unique needs of infants, children and adolescents. Obstetricians and neonatologists work with infants, pediatricians are general practitioners for young patients, and several medical specialties have pediatric ...

Published: 30 Jun 2018