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Fall 2017 Pediatrician

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Fall 2017 Pediatrician

When Vein of Galen Attacks

Facing a lethal neurovascular malformation, a multidisciplinary team collaborates to achieve the best course of care for a newborn.

Fall 2017 Pediatrician

Correcting Syndromic Craniosynostosis

For infants born with a syndrome such as Crouzon or Pfeiffer, the standard of care for treating the related condition craniosynostosis is an open operation performed approximately a year after birth. Johns Hopkins pediatric surgical specialists, however, are finding better results using a novel, less-invasive approach during the first few months of life.

Fall 2017 Pediatrician

A New Intensive Care Unit for Treating the Heart

Our new pediatric cardiac intensive care unit (PCICU) offers comprehensive cardiac care from birth through early adulthood for patients with congenital and acquired heart disease.

Fall 2017 Pediatrician

A Safe Approach to Preventing Peanut Allergy

Pediatric allergist Corinne Keet conducts an observation study about who needs to be screened for peanut allergy prior to introduction of peanut, how screening should be conducted and how early peanut consumption will proceed outside of a clinical trial.

Fall 2017 Pediatrician

Telemedicine: Catching Heart Problems Early

A collaboration with Sibley Memorial Hospital aims to decrease delays in diagnosis and treatment of cardiac conditions in newborns.