Tag Archive: surgery

Apr 18 2017

Could Noninvasive Eye Imaging Safely Detect Elevated Intracranial Pressure, Without Surgery?

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.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/noninvasive-eye-imaging-safely-detect-elevated-intracranial-pressure-without-surgery/

May 26 2015

Fresh Whole Blood Lowers Child Heart Surgery Exposure Risk

Infants and children who undergo heart surgery are better off receiving fresh whole blood transfusions from a single donor, compared to receiving component blood from multiple donors, according to new research from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/fresh-whole-blood-lowers-child-heart-surgery-exposure-risk/

Aug 28 2014

Report on 100 Prenatal Surgeries for Spina Bifida Support it as New Standard of Care

Reporting on 100 recent cases of fetal surgery for spina bifida, specialists from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia achieved results similar to those in a landmark clinical trial that established a new standard of care for prenatal repair of this birth defect.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/report-100-prenatal-surgeries-spina-bifida-support-new-standard-care/