Latest Texas Children's Hospital in Houston Stories

2011-05-04 16:13:00

HOUSTON, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A high school prom is a rite of passage that most teens are eager to experience. But for kids who require kidney dialysis three times a week, the prom seems like only a fantasy.

2011-02-15 08:24:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During American Heart Month, Dr. Charles D. Fraser Jr., chief of congenital heart surgery and surgeon-in-chief at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston pays tribute to heart pioneer Dr. Denton A.

2010-08-09 16:05:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's August and for many families that means it's time to head back to school.

2010-07-14 12:53:00

Pediatric patient is 1 of 3 in the U.S. to receive heart, lungs and liver in one operation HOUSTON, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital in Houston has performed the hospital's first triple-organ transplant on a 16-year-old Brenham resident.

2010-03-10 17:00:00

HOUSTON, March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Charles D. Fraser, Jr., M.D., an internationally recognized leader in pediatric and congenital heart surgery, has been appointed surgeon-in-chief at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston, effective July 1.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.