Category Archives: Surgery

2016 Monthly News Round-Up: Top Stories From April

In April, the Department of Surgery welcomed a new class of physician assistant fellows, we performed four kidney transplants in one day, learned how donor milk can help moms in … Full Entry »

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The best gift I could give my father

Have you ever received unexpected news that altered your life? This happened to my father in the summer of 2007.

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Half a heart: Aiden’s story

If you were to look at our happy, mischievous, funny and extremely active almost 2-year-old, you would never think he only has half a heart. Never. But he does. Aiden … Full Entry »

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Heart failure in children: A difficult diagnosis to make

One of the most challenging and frustrating aspects of caring for children with heart failure is making the correct diagnosis. Acute heart failure syndromes are known to mimic the most … Full Entry »

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Why we chose the PA fellowship at Texas Children’s

What is a physician assistant (PA)? A Physician Assistant works alongside physicians, nurses, pharmacist and other health care providers to provide optimal care to patients. Here at Texas Children’s, within … Full Entry »

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