Category Archives: Surgery

2015 Monthly News Round-Up: Top Stories From June

In June, Texas Children’s celebrated the Mata twins being reunited at home and patients at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers got to experience a day of summer camp fun … Full Entry »

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A Fellowship of Opportunity

The current team of Physician Assistant Pediatric Surgical fellows are provided with many different opportunities through Texas Children’s Hospital to grow and learn as providers. They gain hands on practice … Full Entry »

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Pediatric Cataracts: What Parents Need To Know

Did you know it’s National Cataract Awareness Month? A lot of parents have heard of cataracts, but don’t realize they can occur in children as well as adults. While age-related … Full Entry »

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Surgery In The Summer

This blog was co-authored by Sarah Coltman, Kari Lown and Erika Diaz. Summertime … barbecues, picnics, lazy days by the pool, bike riding…and surgery. You read it right, surgery. At … Full Entry »

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Appendicitis 101: Commonly Asked Questions

Children with appendicitis present later in the disease process than adults because it is difficult for them to communicate their symptoms to caregivers.  A “simple” appendicitis (one that has not … Full Entry »

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