Adalie developed a depression in her chest, and she began experiencing chest pain and shortness of breath that limited her dancing abilities.
The Rousso family shares the story of their twin girls, and how they went from 100 days in the NICU to thriving thanks in part to the amazing team at CHOC Children’s at Mission Hospital.
Dr. Dorit Ben-Ezer describes the kidney problems seen in children and the treatments available to keep kidney defects from becoming life-threatening to a child.
Presentations/videos from June 1 Conference.
Dr. Raymond Wang discusses the symptoms and treatment options for Batten disease, also known as neuronal ceroid lipofuscinoses (NCL).
Dr. Peter Yu, pediatric general and thoracic surgeon, explains the condition pyloric stenosis and the surgical procedure used to correct it.
Dr. Lily Tran explains how infantile spasms are treated and the importance of early diagnosis.
Pediatric neurologist and epileptologist Dr. Lily Tran explains the condition tuberous sclerosis complex and the unique program CHOC offers to manage this disease in children.
Dr. Joanne Starr, pediatric cardiothoracic surgeon, discusses the signs, treatment and long-term outcome of children born with Tetralogy of Fallot.
Dr. Joanne Starr, pediatric cardiothoracic surgeon, explains what to expect when a child is on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), also known as extracorporeal life support (ECLS).
Dr. Raj Vyas, pediatric plastic surgeon, explains the process for repairing a child's cleft lip and cleft palate.
Dr. Raj Vyas, pediatric plastic surgeon, explains the condition micrognathia and the innovative surgical procedure that is used to move a child's jaw forward into the correct position.
At CHOC, we are a mighty brigade sworn to protect pillow fights, thumb wrestling and first kisses. By keeping kids healthy, we can help keep the magic of childhood alive and well.
Dr. Raj Vyas explains how cancer treatment can cause a physical defect that requires reconstructive surgery to repair.
Dr. Mustafa Kabeer explains how surgery is performed on a newborn baby, and the special care they receive in the Surgical NICU.
Dr. Mustafa Kabeer explains why skin lumps occur in children and how they are treated.
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Presentations/videos from Septembers Multi Day Conference.
Dr. Wyman Lai, pediatric cardiologist, explains the causes, symptoms and treatments for syncope, also known as fainting.
Dr. Wyman Lai, pediatric cardiologist, discusses why a child might need an echocardiogram of the heart, what it is and how it is done.
Dr. Amber Leis, pediatric plastic and hand surgeon, explains a condition called syndactyly, which is when a child is born with fused fingers.
Dr. Amber Leis, pediatric plastic surgeon, explains how the brachial plexus nerve is damaged in infants and children and the therapy and surgery used to repair it.
Dr. Troy Reyna explains the signs and symptoms of Hirschsprung's disease and the surgical treatment that can be used to fix it.
Dr. Peter Yu explains the different types of anorectal malformations and how they are surgically repaired.
Dr. Peter Yu explains what a sacrococcygeal tumor is and the surgery that is used to remove it so that it does not become cancerous later in life.