Join Cook Children's health professionals as they present Doc Talk, a new podcast series keeping you on the edge of pediatric programs, research, life-changing treatments and the latest news that advances the care we provide to kids.
Research, Oncology, Pharmacology and the Pediatric Precision Medicine Journey
The causes of tumors in children and young adults are different than those in adults. Yet, much of the diagnoses and treatments for pediatric patients have been based on those from adults. But thanks to great strides in research, that's changing. Dr. Anish Ray, Dr. Kelly Vallance. and Dr. Heidi Trinkman take us on a journey through research, oncology, and pharmacology and their impact on pediatric precision medicine.
Treating pediatric pelvic floor dysfunction: constipation, incontinence and pain, oh my!
Children and teens can have difficulty with bladder and bowel incontinence (leaking urine or stool), constipation, pain when using the restroom (dysuria) or pelvic pain. There are myriad reasons why kids have pelvic floor issues. This could be due to pelvic floor dysfunction, muscle imbalance or diet, Join us in a lively discussion with Cook Children’s pediatric pelvic floor therapists Caitlin Smith, MOT, OTR/L, and Kathy Manthuruthil, PT, DPT, PCS, CPST on the many causes and when to refer patients to pediatric pelvic floor rehabilitation/
Hyperinsulinism. Blazing new trails in treating and curing this rare disease.
Join Cook Children’s team of experts on blazing new trails in treating and curing hyperinsulinism (HI) for children across the nation and around the globe. Hear what’s being done to cure more patients and expand treatment most difficult cases.
Pediatric palliative epilepsy neurosurgery – giving kids a brighter quality of life
There is a misconception that palliative means end of life care. But that's not how we think about palliative surgery at all. Palliative surgery is when we're looking at not necessarily curing something, but alleviating something. Cook Children’s Palliative epilepsy neurosurgery explains how kids with intractable epilepsy are getting a better quality of life.
Breaking barriers in pediatric surgery, and beyond
Any surgery can be challenging and come with risks. But when that surgery involves children, it comes with a unique set of things the surgery team has to consider that are very different from adults. Dr. Kanika Bowen-Jallow delves into how those differences impact both the surgical team and patient outcomes.
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Cook Children's Pediatric Surgery
Adolescent Bariatric Surgery: Effects of Socioeconomic, Demographic, and Hospital Characteristics on Cost, Length of Stay, and Type of Procedure Performed. - Abstract - Europe PMC
A call to action: Multi-disciplinary care and treatment of obesity in pediatrics - PubMed (nih.gov)
Wearable Activity Tracking Device Use in an Adolescent Weight Management Clinic: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Trial - PubMed (nih.gov)
One Size Does Not Fit All: Sociodemographic Factors Affecting Weight Loss in Adolescents. - Abstract - Europe PMC
Cook Children’s Endocrinology REACH Clinic
Breaking barriers: Meet the 9th black female pediatric surgeon in the U.S.
GMA: Woman makes history as 9th Black female pediatric surgeon in US
Cook Children’s community task force leading discussion on suicide prevention and mental health
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
Doctor Groups Ask for Tougher Stance on Kids’ Sugary Drinks
They're active, eat healthy … and they have high cholesterol?
Exploring pediatric audiology and advancing development for children with hearing loss
Dr. Lisa Vaughan, manager, Cook Children’s Audiology Program takes us on a deep dive into the exciting research, osseointegrated devices and technological advancements, the latest treatments in pediatric audiology, along with the challenges and rewards for children with hearing loss.