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PROCEDURAL AND SURGICAL INTERVENTIONS FOR ESOPHAGEAL STRICTURE SECONDARY TO CAUSTIC INGESTION IN CHILDREN

Esophageal injury after caustic ingestion can vary in severity and may result in significant long-term morbidity due to stricture development....

DEVELOPMENT OF A RED FLAG SCORECARD SCREENING TOOL FOR THE IDENTIFICATION OF CHILD PHYSICAL ABUSE IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

Child physical abuse may have subtle presenting signs and can be challenging to identify, especially at emergency centers that do not...

 
 
 

MANAGEMENT OF PRIMARY SPONTANEOUS PNEUMOTHORAX IN CHILDREN: A SINGLE INSTITUTION PROTOCOL ANALYSIS

The Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium suggested a simple aspiration of primary spontaneous pneumothorax protocol, failing which,...

LONG-TERM ESTHETIC OUTCOME OF DIFFERENT TREATMENT MODALITIES FOR NONTUBERCULOUS MYCOBACTERIAL CERVICOFACIAL LYMPHADENITIS

Nontuberculous mycobacterial cervicofacial lymphadenitis is a rare infection which almost exclusively occurs in children, most commonly...

 
 
 

LAPAROSCOPIC REPAIR OF MORGAGNI HERNIA IN CHILDREN

This study aimed to evaluate our patients who underwent laparoscopic-assisted transabdominal repair for Morgagni hernia .

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SCREENING METHODS FOR CONGENITAL ANOMALIES IN LOW AND LOWER-MIDDLE INCOME COUNTRIES: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW

Surgically correctable congenital anomalies are responsible for a significant burden of morbidity and mortality in children from low-and...

 
 
 

HIRSCHSPRUNG-ASSOCIATED INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE: A MULTICENTER STUDY FROM THE APSA HIRSCHSPRUNG DISEASE INTEREST GROUP

/Purpose: A small number of Hirschsprung disease patients develop inflammatory bowel disease -like symptoms after pullthrough surgery....

“YOUR CHILD NEEDS SURGERY”: A SURVEY-BASED EVALUATION OF SIMULATED EXPERT CONSENT CONVERSATIONS BY KEY STAKEHOLDERS

Consent conversations in pediatric surgery are essential components of pre-operative care which, when inadequate, can lead to significant...

 
 
 

THE METABOLIC AND LIPIDOMIC PROFILING OF THE EFFECTS OF TRACHEAL OCCLUSION IN A RABBIT MODEL OF CONGENITAL DIAPHRAGMATIC HERNIA

Fetal tracheal occlusion reverses the pulmonary hypoplasia associated with congenital diaphragmatic hernia , but its mechanism of action...

HOW CAN PEDIATRIC SURGEONS ADDRESS RACISM AND BECOME ACTIVELY ANTI-RACIST?

This is an article submitted on behalf of the Canadian Association of Pediatric Surgeons. We assert that Pediatric Surgeons must work...

 
 
 

HIGH FREQUENCY JET VENTILATION FOR CONGENITAL DIAPHRAGMATIC HERNIA

The optimal role of high frequency jet ventilation in lung protective stabilization of congenital diaphragmatic hernia remains uncertain....

THE 53RD ANNUAL MEETING OF THE CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF PEDIATRIC SURGEONS

The 53rd annual meeting of the Canadian Association of Pediatric Surgeons was held at the Fairmont Victoria Hotel in Victoria, British...

 
 
 

ASSESSING THE PERIOPERATIVE TIMELINE AND INCIDENCE OF POSTOPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS TO OPTIMIZE CARE FOR PEDIATRIC SURGERY PATIENTS FROM NORTHERN QUEBEC

Patients from remote communities often require relocation to urban centres to receive surgical care. This study examines the timeline...

PATIENT EXPERIENCE OR PATIENT SATISFACTION? A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW OF CHILD- AND FAMILY-REPORTED EXPERIENCE MEASURES IN PEDIATRIC SURGERY

Patient-reported outcomes measures and patient-reported experience measures are increasingly recognized as important health care quality...

 
 
 

SINGLE-CENTER COMPARISON OF OUTCOMES BETWEEN LAPAROSCOPIC APPENDECTOMY AND TRANSUMBILICAL LAPAROSCOPIC ASSISTED APPENDECTOMY

Appendectomy is the most common pediatric emergency surgery performed to date. This study compared outcomes between laparoscopic appendectomy...

UNANTICIPATED CONSEQUENCES OF COVID-19 PANDEMIC POLICIES ON PEDIATRIC ACUTE APPENDICITIS SURGERY

Global pandemics may limit access to specialized care, delaying diagnosis and treatment of common acute surgical diseases. We analyzed...

 
 
 

THE PERSONAL IMPACT OF INVOLVEMENT IN INTERNATIONAL GLOBAL HEALTH OUTREACH: A NATIONAL SURVEY OF FORMER OPERATION SMILE STUDENT VOLUNTEERS

Humanitarian surgical organizations such as Operation Smile provide global health opportunities for students and medical trainees....

INVITED COMMENTARY ON STOEHR J, ET AL: THE PERSONAL IMPACT OF INVOLVEMENT IN INTERNATIONAL GLOBAL HEALTH OUTREACH: A NATIONAL SURVEY OF FORMER OPERATION SMILE STUDENT VOLUNTEERS

During my years working in Kenya and Ethiopia, I used to warn keen short-term volunteers that, as much as they came motivated by a...

 
 
 



Death, Morbidity in Pregnancy Continue to Plague Sickle Cell Disease Patients

Death, Morbidity in Pregnancy Continue to Plague Sickle Cell Disease Patients

Sickle cell disease patients in recent years continued to have a much greater risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes, including death, compared with the general population... Read more ...

First pill for postpartum depression could be rolled out in US by AUGUST 

First pill for postpartum depression could be rolled out in US by AUGUST 

Massachusetts-based drugmakers Sage Therapeutics and Biogen said Monday the Food and Drug Administration could approve the medication by August 6. Read more ...

Mady Gosselin opens up about how online commentary about her family is...

Mady Gosselin, the daughter of reality television stars Jon and Kate Gosselin, is speaking out about respecting her privacy online. Read more ...

Hypoglycemia in patients with LAMA2-CMD

Hypoglycemia has been reported in LAMA2-CMD patients, but the frequency, risk factors, and correlation to genotype/phenotype have not been systematically assessed to date. Read more ...

Vitamin D lowers diabetes risk among adults with prediabetes

Vitamin D lowers diabetes risk among adults with prediabetes

For adults with prediabetes, vitamin D was effective in decreasing diabetes risk, according to results of a systematic review and meta-analysis published in Annals of Internal... Read more ...

Study reveals hundreds of excess deaths among US physicians during COVID-19...

Study reveals hundreds of excess deaths among US physicians during COVID-19 pandemic

In the United States, there were more than 600 excess deaths among physicians from March 2020 to December 2021, according to a research letter published in JAMA Internal... Read more ...

Deprescribing intervention reduced medication use among older adults in...

Deprescribing intervention reduced medication use among older adults in post-acute care

A pharmacist- or nurse practitioner-led deprescribing intervention successfully reduced medication use among hospitalized older adults who were discharged or transitioning to a... Read more ...

Childhood Cancer Survivor Now Works to Help Others Like Her

Childhood Cancer Survivor Now Works to Help Others Like Her

A cancer survivor as a child, Maggie Rogers now works with the American Cancer Society to help others like her. Read more ...

More Time Outdoors May Mean Less Need for Medications

More Time Outdoors May Mean Less Need for Medications

Urban dwellers who frequently visit green spaces, such as parks and community gardens, have a lower use of some commonly prescribed medications. Read more ...

Half-blinded but grateful: Salman Rushdie gives first interview since stabbing

“Well, you know, I've been better,” he told The New Yorker during an interview published on Monday. “But, considering what happened, I'm not so bad.” Read more ...