Category Archives: Surgery

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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2015 Monthly News Round-Up: Top Stories From May

From inspiring patient stories to learning about what to eat, we’re excited to share what’s been circulating in the news for the month of May! Catch up on the latest … Full Entry »

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Back On The Field: Overcoming Bicuspid Aortic Stenosis

When my daughter Sydney was born following an uneventful pregnancy, my husband Heath and I were thrilled. At Sydney’s first check up with her pediatrician, though, a heart murmur was … Full Entry »

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2015 Monthly News Round-Up: Top Stories From April

From hosting another successful Family Fun Run at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus to celebrating the Mata twins’ first birthday, we’re excited to share what’s been circulating in the news … Full Entry »

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