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Robotic Surgery: Advancements in the Operating Room

As a medical student in the late 80s interested in steering my future toward a career in surgery, I did... Read full post »

Kids and Pain: Treatment and Care After Surgery

After a surgical procedure, a person is often told to take a pill every few hours to feel better. According... Read full post »
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Complications of Childhood Obesity

By now it’s no secret that our kids are struggling with weight-related issues more than ever before. According to reports,... Read full post »

What We Wish “Grey’s” Knew About 22q

On the latest episode of the medical drama Grey’s Anatomy (ABC), a fetal surgeon and her surgical fellow discuss a... Read full post »

Can Kids Get Kidney Stones?

“I had no idea that kids could get kidney stones.” This is something I hear frequently from parents whose children... Read full post »

Extending Our Mission: Training Colorectal Surgeons in Africa

This week the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Center for Colorectal and Pelvic Reconstruction (CCPR) team leaves for a one-week trip to... Read full post »

Warning: We’re Going to Talk About Poop

It’s a topic that few parents want to talk about, let alone admit that their child has a problem with.... Read full post »

Why We Talk about Poop for a Peeing Problem

Is your child urgently running to the bathroom and having urinary accidents? Is your child experiencing urinary tract infections (UTIs)... Read full post »