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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, often called sunken chest syndrome.
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.
Doctors have long sought a way to directly measure the brain's temperature without inserting a probe through the skull.
Since 1987, when a surgeon at Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters developed a minimally-invasive surgery to correct sunken chest, the procedure has been adopted world-wide as a standard of care and continually refined to increase its effectiveness and safety.
WILLIAMSBURG, Va., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Julian Pavone, "The World's Youngest Drummer and Inventor!"Â® will perform live at a benefit concert for Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters on Sunday, March 21, 2010.
By Manning, Linda D A quick look at my vinyl "Week-at-a-G lance" planner from September 2005 shows my classes and office hours written in purple; my pick-up times for my sons James (6) and Tristan (3) in aqua. My husband's classes, office hours, and child pick-up times are written in black.
By PATRICK WILSON By Patrick Wilson The Virginian-Pilot portsmouth Portsmouth police and social services are investigating a couple after three toddlers were hospitalized on Friday. Paramedics were called at 10:08 a.m.
By ELIZABETH SIMPSON By Elizabeth Simpson The Virginian-Pilot NORFOLK Chubby cheeks and dimpled arms may be dismissed as baby fat in a toddler, but a study of local children suggests pediatricians need to raise concern about weight for tots as young as 2.
By ELIZABETH SIMPSON Sometimes the secret to losing weight is not a diet or a gym membership or a lean, mean personal trainer. Your best allies can be the people facing you at the dinner table: your family.
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