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VIRTUAL PEDIATRIC LECTURE SERIES: Mandibular Distraction

CHOC’s virtual pediatric lecture series continues with Mandibular Distraction for Neonatal Airway Obstruction: New Insights and Future Directions.

This online discussion will be held Tuesday, March 30 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. and is designed for general practitioners, family practitioners and other healthcare providers.

Dr. Raj Vyas, chief of plastic surgery at CHOC, will discuss several topics, including:

  • How to diagnose neonatal airway obstruction resulting from micrognathia and glossoptosis
  • Refering patients for multidisciplinary team evaluation
  • Managing the unstable airway in such children before, during and after mandibular distraction osteogenesis surgery.

This virtual lecture is part of a series provided by CHOC that aims to bring the latest, most relevant news to community providers. You can register here.

CHOC is accredited by the California Medical Association (CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians and has designated this live activity for a maximum of one AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Continuing Medical Education is also acceptable for meeting RN continuing education requirements, as long as the course is Category 1, and has been taken within the appropriate time frames.

Please contact CHOC Business Development at 714-509-4291 or BDINFO@choc.org with any questions.