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Neonatal Neurocritical Care Program

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is one of only a few institutions in the United States offering specialized care for babies with neurologic diseases and brain injury. These conditions can have a lasting impact on a child’s growth and development, which makes early intervention essential. The Neonatal Neurocritical Care Program at CHOP provides coordinated care for infants who are born with, or at risk for, neurologic disease, damage or brain injury to help maximize each child’s developmental potential.
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Case Study: Neonatal Neurocritical Care Team

A term female infant pesented with a severe, but seemingly routine, neonatal diagnosis of meconium aspiration and seizures from presumed hypoxia; in fact, she had an extremely rare congenital vascular disease diagnosed due to the close collaboration between services and technology uniquely available at CHOP.
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New Chief of Orthopedic Surgery

John M. “Jack” Flynn, MD, a nationally prominent specialist in pediatric orthopedic surgery, was recently appointed chief of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Division of Orthopedics. He has served as the associate chief of Orthopedic Surgery at CHOP since 2005.
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Lymphatic Leaks: Marta’s Story

Diagnosed with a very rare lymphatic disorder, 20-year-old Marta Zvingule had to leave her home in Norway to find treatment in the United States. She was successfully treated by the Lymphatic Imaging and Interventions Program at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Marta's Story

Lymphatic Imaging and Intervention Program

Experts in the Lymphatic Imaging and Intervention Program are developing advanced imaging and interventional technologies such as dynamic contrast MR lymphangiography (DCMRL) to map out the anatomy and flow of the lymphatic system. This allows our team to more accurately identify and manage lymphatic disorders using a variety of minimally invasive treatment options.
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Save the Date

Cardiology 2016: The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia will host Cardiology 2016, a comprehensive post-graduate course for clinicians who care for neonates, children and young adults with cardiovascular disease, Feb. 24 – 28, 2016, in Orlando, Fla. Learn more.

Continuing Medical Education: The Continuing Medical Education (CME) department at CHOP offers more than 25 conferences each year on a variety of topics, including pediatric cardiology and emergency medicine. Here are some upcoming CME events:

Advances in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Oct. 14, 2015, Philadelphia, PA
This one-day program will provide neonatologists and neonatal healthcare providers with the most up-to-date information on a variety of complex physiologic issues in neonatology. Research and technology are constantly expanding.

Inaugural Italian-American Symposium in Pediatrics
Oct. 28 - 30, 2015, Philadelphia, PA
The inaugural Italian-American Symposium in Pediatrics will focus on three main areas of advances in the care of children: unique cutting-edge therapies, new care delivery models, and new approaches to common and difficult pediatric clinical conditions.

Don't Miss CHOP at the AAP Conference: The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference will be held in Washington, D.C. from Oct. 24 - 27, 2015. Stop by the CHOP booth (#645) to find out how we partner with referring physicians to provide the best care possible to patients, learn about our clinical pathways and meet CHOP experts! Also, be sure to meet our Vaccine Education Center team located across the aisle in booth 545.

Speak With Us About Your Patient

Our International Patient Services Program is dedicated to helping international patients access CHOP’s services. Call 001-267-426-6298 or contact us online.

CHOP Open-access Medical Education

CHOP Open-access Medical Education provides free open-access pediatric medical education to healthcare professionals from around the world. Review the presentations we offer online.
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