Management of cricopharyngeal achalasia in an 8-month child using endoscopic cricopharyngeal myotomy
A term baby was transferred to our tertiary care center with desaturations and inability to manage upper airway secretions. Rigid bronchoscopy and swallowing study revealed...
1 month ago - International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
Hypertonia is the abnormal increase in muscle tone as a result of upper motor neuron lesions. There are three following clinical types: spasticity, dystonia, and rigidity...
2 monthes ago - Pediatric and Adolescent Health Care
Botulinum toxin A shows efficacy in treating upper platysma area of lower face
Botulinum toxin A was effective at treating the upper platysma muscle area, showing that the area of the lower face can be safely modulated by neuromodulators, according to...
4 monthes ago - Healio
Organic baby food pouches recalled for botulism risk
Loblaw Companies Ltd. is recalling one flavor of PC Organics baby food from retailers nationwide in Canada after a consumer complaint triggered an inspection that revealed the...
7 monthes ago - Food Safety
Achalasia is a rare neurogenic motility disorder of the esophagus, occurring in approximately 0.11 cases per 100,000 children. The combination of problems (aperistalsis...
7 monthes ago - Seminars in Pediatric Surgery
Tap water iontophoresis in the treatment of pediatric hyperhidrosis
The treatment options for localized hyperhidrosis include antiperspirants, anticholinergics, iontophoresis, botulinum toxin and surgery. Tap water iontophoresis involves...
9 monthes ago - Journal of Pediatric Surgery
Ultrasound-guided intrasphincteric botulinum toxin injection relieves obstructive defecation due to Hirschsprung's disease and internal anal sphincter achalasia
Chronic obstructive defecation can occur in patients with Hirschsprung Disease and internal anal sphincter achalasia. Injection of Botulinum Toxin into the IAS can temporarily...
10 monthes ago - Journal of Pediatric Surgery
BOTOX-A injection of salivary glands for drooling
Drooling is a challenging entity to manage. Botulinum toxin A infiltration of salivary glands is a promising alternative to surgical treatment. This study aims to assess the...
10 monthes ago - Journal of Pediatric Surgery
Botulinum toxin injections for chronic sialorrhoea in children are effective regardless of the degree of neurological dysfunction: a single tertiary institution experience
To determine the effectiveness of submandibular salivary gland Botulinum Toxin Type-A injection in the treatment of drooling in children with varying degrees of neurological...
One year ago
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Akron Marathon race starter author Matt Tullis is Akron Children's Hospital Hero
Akron Marathon race starter Matt Tullis, 41, is an Akron Children's Hospital Hero who wrote a memoir about his treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia at age 15.
Premature baby to be buried at feet of cancer-stricken mom
Carrie DeKlyen, 37, died on September 9, three days after the birth, having been unconscious for five weeks due to a stroke. Her premature daughter Life died at 10.30pm on...
Social media as population control? New research reveals fewer millennials...
Many Baby Boomers and Gen-Xers have strong views about Millennials. They appear to be socially disconnected , liberal in their views, and their “anything goes” philosophy seems...
Preterm Children At Risk of Emotional and Attention Problems
Healthy preterm children often have sleep difficulties like restlessness and breathing problems during the night and can lead to negative emotions and lower attention.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease May Increase Cancer Risk in Children
People of any age can get Inflammatory bowel disease , but it is usually diagnosed between the ages of 15 and 40. IBD causes inflammation in the digestive tract
Onset of Adolescence Triggers Gender Expectations
Children at a very early age quickly internalize this myth that girls are vulnerable and boys are strong and independent.
Rejoice! Amazon Will Now Deliver Shake Shack And Chipotle To Your Door
Now we can enjoy our favorite restaurants from the comfort of our home Amazon is making it easier and easier for us to never leave our homes. The online retailer is partnering...
Quality of Life Improved in Children Treated With ECMO
Children with cardiac problems who were treated with Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation during their childhood showed favorable outcomes later in life.
Baby with healing umbilical cord stump
Baby with healing umbilical cord stump Jenn Dunham/Shutterstock
Goodbye, Sugar Addiction!
It's Friday, everyone! And that means another Primal Blueprint Real Life Story from a Mark's Daily Apple reader. If you have your own success story and would like to share it...