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Pediatric Surgery Resources for Healthcare Professionals

At Children's Hospital Colorado, we're committed to helping all healthcare professionals improve the quality of life for children who need surgery. Get the latest information to improve your practice and learn about innovation within our pediatric surgery programs.

Research articles and summaries

Research article

Fetuses have unique properties that allow them to heal without scars. A fetal surgeon at Children's Colorado is applying those properties to help heal diabetic wounds.

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Research summary
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Research summary
Clinical trial

Researchers at Children’s Hospital Colorado are investigating the safety and feasibility of providing regenerative therapy for a rare congenital heart defect called hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS).

Diagnosis
Infants diagnosed with hypoplastic left heart syndrome in utero
Age
Stem cell collection at birth; Glenn procedure at 3-6 months old

Professional resources

Charting Pediatrics is a weekly podcast for pediatric healthcare providers. In this series, specialists from Children's Hospital Colorado examine the latest treatments for the most common complaints in pediatric medicine. Listen and subscribe on Spotify, iTunes and Google Play.

Art and Science of Managing AOM

In this episode, Peggy Kelley, MD, joins us to discuss the classic symptoms and treatment for acute otitis media (AOM). She also discusses safe antibiotic prescribing practices and how to approach treatment failure.

Case Study: Laryngomalacia

In this episode, we're examining the case of Rachel, a baby who presented with laryngomalacia. The case started in a primary care pediatrician's office and ended in the Children's Colorado Aerodigestive Program.

Pediatric surgeons in our Center for Children's Surgery are constantly pushing boundaries to discover and implement the safest and most effective treatments. In our educational video series, Children's Colorado experts discuss how we’re advancing the field of pediatric surgery.

Nanotechnology in Diabetic Wound Healing

Carlos Zgheib, PhD, discusses his research using nanotechnology and biomaterials for diabetic foot ulcers. He is exploring ways to treat inflammation and oxidative stress synergistically, so both can be treated at the same time.

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