The rarity of sarcomas and their large number of diverse histologies have made this group of cancers very challenging to manage. At the Hyundai Cancer Institute at CHOC, collaborative research, experimental treatment protocols and surgical advancements are setting the stage to change that.
Minimally invasive endoscopic strip craniectomy offers a strong alternative for infants with craniosynostosis, according to a growing body of research in pediatric neurosurgery.
Two doctors are nearing completion of a seminal study on COVID-19 transmission at four Orange County schools and how closely students and staff are following mitigation procedures such as wearing face coverings. The doctors believe the study is the first of its kind in the country, and that it could shed light on such critical issues such as the role that kids play in the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that has led to the deaths of some 300,000 Americans and counting.
CHOC’s virtual pediatric lecture series continues with "Minimally invasive surgery for craniosynostosis." This online discussion will be held Thursday, Jan. 14 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. and is designed for general practitioners, family practitioners and other healthcare providers. Dr. Suresh Magge, medical director of neurosurgery and co-medical director of the CHOC Neuroscience Institute, will discuss several topics.
In one of the first such large studies of its kind in neonatology, Dr. Shafer is researching the prevalence of diagnostic errors and the ethical responsibilities of providers to disclose such errors to families of impacted NICU patients.