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25th Pediatric Critical Care Colloquium

2018 04 Oct

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3D-Printed Kidney Model Allows Surgeons to Successfully Transplant Adult Kidney into Two-Year-Old

2017 13 May

For the first time ever, surgeons at  Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust  have been able to transplant an adult kidney into a two-year-old child, using 3D Printing to achieve this complex surgery. (left to right) Lucy's brother Daniel, Lucy's mum Ciara, Lucy's dad Chris and Lucy. Picture credits Guy's and St Thomas'... Read more

Cardiology Management

12th Conference of Pediatric Mechanical Circulatory Support Systems and Pediatric Perfusion

2016 18 May

Welcome to the 12th International Conference on Pediatric Mechanical Circulatory Support Systems & Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Perfusion. The overall objective of the conference has been to bring together internationally recognized clinicians, bioengineers and basic scientists involved in research on pediatric mechanical circulatory support (MCS) system... Read more

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7th Annual International Conjoint Meeting and Exhibition of the SPR & ESPR

2016 15 May

International Pediatric Radiology (IPR) a collaborative initiative of the SPR and the ESPR had its origin in Toronto in 1987 and has raised the global visibility of pediatric radiology. Carrying on this great tradition, the 7th IPR Congress, will convene in Chicago next year. Chicago – the heart of US cities is the perfect venue. The Fairmont Hotel,... Read more

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Accuracy of Masimo’s Blue®Sensors at Saturations below 85% in Children with Cyanotic CHD

2016 22 Mar

Masimo  (NASDAQ: MASI) has announced that a new study reported on the accuracy of Masimo’s Blue® sensors as compared to Nellcor and Masimo Standard sensors for cyanotic children with blood oxygen saturation less than 85%. 1  Masimo’s Blue sensor was designed specifically for cyanotic infants and children with congenital heart disease. The study was... Read more

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CSI 2015

2015 24 Jun

CSI will give you a comprehensive overview of major topics in catheter-based therapy and is designed for adult and pediatric interventionalists, cardiovascular surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, technicians and any other medical specialty involved in these procedures. Engineers, device design specialists, and inventors are also finding our format... Read more

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Multidisciplinary Initiative Reduces Airway Infection in Pediatric Intensive Care Patients

2013 18 Jun

An initiative that combines a multidisciplinary health care approach with a range of preventive measures could cut the rate of a common airway infection among children in intensive care by more than half, a new study suggests. The research, led by a team at Nationwide Children's Hospital, appears in the June issue of the journal Pediatric Critical... Read more

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Partial Livers from Deceased Donors Saving the Lives of Infants

2013 12 Jun

New research reveals that transplantation of partial livers from deceased adult and teen donors has become less risky for infants and young children, helping to save these young lives. Findings published online in Liver Transplantation , a journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation... Read more

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Pediatric-Specific Bundle Offers New Strategy to Prevent Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia in Children

2013 06 Jun

Implementation of a bundle for prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) in critically ill infants and children may lead to lower rates of VAP in these patients, according to an article in the June issue of Critical Care Nurse (CCN). VAP, the second most common hospital-associated infection in pediatric intensive care units, is linked to... Read more

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UK's First Dedicated Air Ambulance for Critically Ill Children Made its First Landing in Southampton

2013 09 Apr

The new Children's Air Ambulance. (Image Credit: Daily Echo) The Children’s Air Ambulance (TCAA), launched as part of a new national emergency air transfer service, will fly critically ill babies and children from district hospitals to specialist centres in England and Wales. So far TCAA has completed three successful missions... Read more