Latest Pediatric surgery Stories

2012-11-23 10:43:40

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. Known as the vacuum bell, it works much like devices in body shops that use sustained vacuum to pop out a dent. "Years from now, we may look at the surgeries and realize that many of these conditions could have been...

2012-08-16 23:03:51

Renowned pediatric plastic surgeon joins Lurie Childrens in Chicago (formerly Children's Memorial Hospital). Chicago, IL. (PRWEB) August 17, 2012 Arun K. Gosain, MD, joined Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children´s Hospital of Chicago as Division Head of Plastic Surgery on July 1, 2012. He comes from Rainbow Babies and Children´s Hospital in Cleveland where he served as Division Chief of Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Director of Craniofacial Anomalies Clinic and Director of Vascular...

2011-08-01 13:16:00

Editor at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Draws on Scores of Practicing Surgeons for a Comprehensive Resource PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Physicians seeking a comprehensive reference book on the most current techniques in pediatric surgery have a new resource available -- Fundamentals of Pediatric Surgery, edited by Peter Mattei, M.D., an attending general pediatric surgeon at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. (Photo:...

2011-05-06 00:00:29

Will Cover Updates In Pediatric Surgery - Controversies and Advances Tuzla, Boznia-Herzegovina (PRWEB) May 05, 2011 Annually, The World Federation of Associations of Pediatric Surgeons (WOFAPS) selects a major region of the world to host a scientific meeting and workshops as part of their important educational mission for pediatric surgeons and pediatricians. This year, in collaboration with Tuzla University Clinical Center in Tuzla, Bosnia-Herzegovina, WOFAPS is bringing renowned pediatric...

2011-02-02 11:20:00

Medical Professionals Gather in Scottsdale to Present Research Updates, Clinical Tips - and Even Music PHILADELPHIA and SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An international group of over 900 medical experts gathers today to discuss the most current treatments for children with heart disease. Affecting about 8 in every 1,000 children, congenital heart disease is the most common birth defect. In its severe forms, it is also the leading cause of death from birth...

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