At just 24 weeks of gestation, Tucker Roussin underwent fetal surgery at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to treat a life-threatening tumor connected to his heart. Now, he is a healthy 3-year-old preschooler, the hospital reported today. Intrapericardial teratoma is a rare, rapidly growing tumor that can be detected while the child is in utero. […]
Children's Hospital of Philadephia
MASSDEVICE ON CALL — Rising-out-pocket expenses and an inability to take time away from work have more people opting against elective surgeries that may help with hip or knee pain.
Some patients who are put off by the high deductibles are pushing hip and knee pain further, with some waiting until they qualify for Medicare at 65.
Knee injuries in children with tears of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and meniscus have increased dramatically over the past 12 years, say orthopaedic surgeons from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia who presented their findings today at the American Academy of Pediatrics annual meeting in Boston.