Items tagged as "children"
ROCHESTER, Minn. — July 31st, 2013 — Babies and young children learn a great deal about the world through their mouths. Unfortunately, this can lead to choking or swallowing dangerous objects. Choking is a leading cause of injury and death among children, especially children 3 years of age or younger. Food, toys [...]Created by Kelley Luckstein
When it comes to snoring and other breathing problems during sleep, adults don't have a corner on the market. In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Laura Orvidas tells us how kids can also experience problems. To listen, click the link below. Sleep Disordered Breathing in KidsCreated by Admin
Dr. Fredric Meyer, a Mayo Clinic neurosurgeon discusses Moyamoya disease and what to look for when seeking care for moyamoya disease. Moyamoya disease is a rare vascular disorder characterized by the progressive narrowing of the blood vessels in the circle of Willis (the ring of arteries at the base of [...]Created by Admin
Dr. Carola Arndt explains Ewing's sarcoma, also known as a "sports tumor," in children and adolescents. Dr. Arndt also explains the evaluation and diagnosis as well as the treatment plan for patients with Ewing's sarcoma. Additionally, Dr. Arndt explains the importance of getting treatment at a facility with multidisciplinary physicians [...]Created by Admin
Dr. Abdalla Zarroug explains minimal invasive surgical procedure and recovery for hernias, one of the most common diseases pediatric surgeons deal with. Dr. Zarroug also explains the role of the pediatric surgeon and the benefits of pediatric patients who come to Mayo Clinic.
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Dr. Carola Arndt discusses osteosarcoma which is one of the most common malignant tumors of bone in teenagers and young adults. It has an incidence of 5.6 per million in children under 15 in the U.S. Dr. Arndt also discusses diagnoses, evaluation, and treatment of osteosarcoma. Treatment for osteosarcoma at [...]Created by Admin
Dr. Carola Arndt, a Mayo Clinic oncologist, discusses symptoms, evaluation & diagnoses, and finally treatment of Rhabdomyosarcoma in pediatric patients. Dr. Arndt also discusses Mayo Clinic's involvement in the Children's Oncology Group which studies cancer in children. Through the Children's Oncology Group, Mayo Clinic has access to a number of [...]Created by Admin
Dr. Cynthia Wetmore, a Mayo Clinic pediatric oncologist discusses her research at regarding pediatric brain tumors. Each year in the United States, about 2,000 children under 16 are diagnosed with a brain tumor. Brain tumors are the most common type of solid tumor and second most common type of cancer (after [...]Created by Admin
Mayo Clinic researchers have found that children exposed to anesthesia during Cesarean delivery are not at any higher risk for later learning disabilities than children not delivered by Cesarean. These findings are recently reported in the journal Anesthesiology. We found that the incidence of learning disabilities was equal between children [...]Created by Admin
Dr. Gregory Cascino, a Mayo Clinic neurologist and epileptologist, describes Mayo Clinics approach to diagnosing and evaluating adult and pediatric epilepsy patients.
Dr. Gregory Cascino describes Mayo Clinics surgical volumes and outcomes.
Dr. Gregory Cascino describes SISCOM, an advanced imaging technology developed at Mayo Clinic. SISCOM precisely pinpoints [...]Created by Admin
Balancing work and home life can be difficult. But it's not just a problem for adults. In this Medical Edge Radio segment we hear from Mayo Clinic Dr. Phil Fischer about how life balance is important for kids too. To listen, click the link below. Life Balance for KidsCreated by Admin
Dr. Suresh Kotagal, a Mayo Clinic pediatric neurologist and sleep disorders specialist, describes symptoms to watch for in teens with sleep difficulties and Mayo Clinic's approach to evaluating teenage sleep disorders.
Dr. Suresh Kotagal provides tips for teens experiencing sleep difficulties.
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Results of a Long QT Syndrome study in the current issue of Circulation play an important role in understanding genetic testing's role in diagnosing disease, according to the senior author, Michael Ackerman, M.D., Ph.D., the Mayo Clinic pediatric cardiologist who directs Mayo's Long QT Syndrome Clinic and is the director [...]Created by Admin
Dr. Gesina Keating, a Mayo Clinic pediatric neurologist and brain tumor specialist, describes symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of brain tumors in children. A tumor is a mass or growth of abnormal cells. Dr. Keating also discusses why she thinks Mayo Clinic is the best place for children and their families [...]Created by Admin