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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...

2011-01-26 14:06:16

Journal of the American College of Surgeons study finds ACS NSQIP Pediatric will help hospitals identify reasons for complications and implement quality improvement efforts A first of its kind surgical quality improvement program for children has the potential to identify outcomes of children's surgical care that can be targeted for quality improvement efforts to prevent complications and save lives. The results of a study of the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality...

2010-10-28 00:00:44

Craig Peters will lead efforts to improve surgical precision through robotic technologies Washington, DC (Vocus) October 27, 2010 Children's National Medical Center has appointed Craig Peters, MD, chief of Surgical Technology and Translation in the Joseph E. Robert, Jr., Center for Surgical Care and Principal Investigator in the Bioengineering Initiative of the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation. Dr. Peters has a special interest in applying robotics in pediatric...

2010-05-25 14:05:00

PHILADELPHIA, May 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children in the U.S. are just as likely to die from gunshot wounds if they live in the largest cities or the smallest towns. However, teens living in the most urban counties are more likely to die from gun violence, while children in the most remote areas of the country are more likely to die in gun-related accidents or suicides, according to new research by The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Almost 24,000 children and adolescents were...

2010-03-29 06:59:06

Technique replaces invasive technique used to correct pectus carinatum or 'pigeon chest' A new minimally invasive surgery to correct a chest wall deformity -- often known as pigeon chest -- was demonstrated Friday at an international conference attended by surgeons from the U.S., Canada, Argentina, Chile, Panama, Puerto Rico, Germany, Spain and Russia. Technically known as pectus carinatum, the condition causes the chest wall to protrude outward, giving the patient's chest the appearance of...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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