Category Archives: Surgery

Macromastia and breast reduction for teens

What is macromastia? Macromastia is a condition in which the breast tissue is abnormally enlarged. Large breasts can cause your teen health and emotional issues, as well as impair their … Full Entry »

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Transplant nurses day

As a post-renal transplant coordinator, I serve as the advocate responsible for coordinating all activity for the transplant patient and their family. This includes, but is not limited to:

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Children with Down syndrome should see an ENT specialist

Occurring in 1 of 700 live births, Down syndrome remains the most common chromosome abnormality of children in the United States. Otolaryngologic, or ear, nose and throat (ENT), problems are … Full Entry »

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Welcoming the first Pediatric Orthopedic Physician Assistant Fellows

For the past three years, Texas Children’s Hospital has invested in the training of physician assistants (PAs) through our Pediatric Surgery Fellowship. The success of the program has paved the … Full Entry »

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Transplant Program at Texas Children’s Hospital

At Texas Children’s, we have one of the largest, most active pediatric transplantation programs in the nation, performing nearly 1,500 transplants since our program’s inception in 1988. Our team is … Full Entry »

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