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What's New in the Department of Surgery

Studies Conflict Regarding Anesthesia in Infants

New data on potential effects of anesthesia on fetal and infant brain development raised concerns at the October Clinical Congress of the American College of Clinical Surgeons. Steven Stylianos, MD, Chief of the Division of Pediatric Surgery at Columbia University Medical Center and Surgeon-in-Chief at NYP/Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital interprets the new studies, along with Lena S. Sun, MD, Chief, Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology at NYP/Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital and a leading authority in this field.
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What's New in the Department of Surgery

Pediatric Intestinal Transplantation and Liver Disease

NYP/Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital has one of the most advanced pediatric intestinal transplantation and rehabilitation programs in the country. “We have developed new protocols using induction therapy and in last four years, have achieved 100 percent one-year patient survival,” reports Mercedes Martinez, MD, Director of the Intestinal Transplant Program at the Center for Liver Disease. “We also are developing new research studying mechanisms of rejection in these patients. We also have one of the most comprehensive programs in the nation for pediatric liver transplantation with better than expected outcomes for patients and graft survival, at one month, three years and five years.”
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What's New in the Department of Surgery

Minimal Access Surgery for Pediatric Patients

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What's New in the Department of Surgery

Standardizing Protocols for the Pediatric ICU

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What's New in the Department of Surgery

New Faculty in the Department of Surgery

The Department of Surgery is delighted to welcome the following new faculty this fall.
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What's New in the Department of Surgery

Department of Surgery New Practice Locations

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If you sequence her child’s genome, there is a chance you’ll have good news to report, but there is a chance that the mother’s fears will be realized, and that knowledge could alter both their lives in inconceivable ways.
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