Category: Pediatrics (Page 3)
UVA Health is a Global Referral Center for Children Born With Aural Atresia
Aural atresia can inhibit childhood speech development. UVA Health is one of the only programs in the world restoring hearing to children through canalplasty, an innovative repair surgery.
UVA Children’s at Forefront of Technologies That Signal Early Illness, Prevent Death
An international leader in predictive monitoring, UVA Children’s has developed technologies that improve outcomes for newborns and children.
Harnessing the Power of AI for Our Youngest Patients
UVA Health researchers are using artificial intelligence to advance risk evaluation and treatment options for children with disruptive gastrointestinal disease.
UVA Children’s Improves Patient Outcomes With First-Of-Its-Kind Home Monitoring Platform
UVA Children’s reduced ED visits and hospital length-of-stay with the first consumer-friendly, EMR-integrated home monitoring platform.
New Partnership Expands & Enhances Pediatric Heart Surgery in Virginia
UVA Children's and Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU formed a partnership to offer enhanced pediatric cardiac surgery care.
Five UVA Children’s Specialties Nationally Ranked by U.S. News & World Report
UVA Children’s pediatric care clinics are once again welcoming new and existing patients for on-site appointments, offering a variety of services ranging from well-child visits to more immediate or specialized care.
Get to Know: Reza Daugherty, MD, FAAP, Chief of Pediatric Medical Imaging
Daugherty has made a significant impact within the Division of Pediatric Radiology, working to expand the number of services and the locations these services are provided, introducing new technology and imaging protocols, as well as teaching and mentoring aspiring providers.
Case Study: Mitral Valve Replacement in Six-Week-Old Infant
UVA recently joined a small group of hospitals nationwide that have successfully adapted the Melody valve — a stented bovine jugular vein graft used in adults — for use in tiny patients. The patient who received the Melody valve at UVA was the smallest yet at just 3.1 kilograms.
Tailoring Neurosurgery to Meet the Unique Needs of Pediatric Patients
Although minimally invasive surgery is now utilized regularly among all age groups, it is especially beneficial for babies and young children.
Get to Know: Developmental Pediatrician Beth Ellen Davis, MD
One of seven developmental pediatricians within an expanding program at UVA Children's Hospital, Beth Ellen Davis, MD, is leading efforts to streamline autism diagnoses and ensure children are diagnosed sooner.