• Fetal surgery for spina bifida makes a huge difference 10 years later

    29 days ago - By News Medical

    A new study published in the journal Pediatrics shows that children with spina bifida, a congenital spinal disorder, who had corrective surgery in the womb, show significantly more benefit than those whose operations were performed after birth, even a decade later. These children have more of a chance to walk by themselves and a lower risk of needing more surgeries, compared to those whose condition is corrected only after birth.
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  • For Teens Undergoing Bariatric Surgery, Mental Health Issues Persist 5 Years Later

    29 days ago - By Journal Watch

    Adolescents who undergo gastric bypass face a substantial mental health burden 5 years later, according to a study in the Lancet Child & Adolescent Health. Researchers...
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