New and developing data sheds light on survival, risks and outcomes associated with surgery for congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries in kids.
Pediatric Health Conditions
Pediatric hospitalizations for chronically ill children with kidney disease were associated with longer hospital stays, higher costs and a higher risk of mortality compared to other chronic illnesses
Antibiotics may be enough to spare the appendix for some kids, with similar outcomes to surgery a year later and fewer days of missed school and other activities.
Parents in Michigan, Ohio and Illinois varied in their support for risk-reduction measures like random COVID-19 testing and face mask requirements.
Children and young adults with the inflammatory bowel disease may be less likely to develop perianal fistulas if they receive steroid-sparing therapies.
Regular evaluations to identify developmental issues early are critical for children born with complex heart disease who may have worse motor, communication and adaptive skills as they get older.