Taking light-wave images of the retina through a process called optical coherence tomography (OCT) shows promise as a safe, noninvasive way to identify elevated intracranial pressure (ICP) in children with subacute conditions such as tumors, hydrocephalus, or head trauma.
Category Archive: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
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Apr 11 2017
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Apr 06 2017
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Dec 06 2016
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Oct 04 2016
After four years of often being the only female student in a class, entering a medical school felt like a gender nirvana. My medical school, like most, had equal numbers of men and women. But despite my initial impression of gender equity, I realized that there are still gender obstacles in medicine.
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Jul 13 2016
Medical students have a classic rule of thumb on the subject of choosing their specialty: If you’re undecided between obstetrics and pediatrics, the moment of truth will happen right after you deliver a baby for the first time. In that exhilarating moment of helping a mother welcome a new life, do you want to stay as the obstetrician at the mom’s bedside, or do you want to follow the baby?
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Jul 05 2016
Microbes are on us and in us, and researchers are increasingly becoming aware that they are a vital part of us. Across The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania a variety of research efforts are underway to understand these populations of bacteria, viruses, and other tiny life forms, known as the microbiome, and their impact on health.
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Jun 30 2016
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Jun 28 2016
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Jun 22 2016
The results are in! The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia ranked second overall on the 2016-17 U.S.News & World Report’s Honor Roll of Best Children’s Hospitals and is the only pediatric hospital in the tri-state region named to the prestigious list. CHOP earned a top 10 spot in all the specialty programs evaluated by the U.S.News survey.
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