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With campuses in San Francisco and Oakland, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals comprise one of the largest enterprises focused solely on children's health care in the world, and link a far-reaching network of medical offices and satellite pediatric specialty care clinics. We consistently rank among the country’s best in all 10 U.S. News & World Reports categories, including cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology and GI surgery, neonatology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology and urology.
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Pediatric Neurosurgeon Dr. Sun and Nurse Practitioner Rebecca Silvers review what normal infant skull anatomy and biology looks like, and discuss the characteristic and causes of abnormal headshape.
In this video, two of UCSF’s pediatric infectious disease specialists provide an important update. Find out when to suspect MIS-C, a serious syndrome that can affect a child’s heart, and which treatments help. Then learn how to guide families ...
UCSF pediatric infectious disease specialist, Prachi Singh, DO, provides an update on COVID-19 in California, followed by a briefing on what’s currently known about SARS-Co-V-2 in kids. Know the signs that may look like other diseases, ...
Laurence Baskin, MD, UCSF’s chief of pediatric urology and an expert in urologic reconstructive surgery, offers a case-based lesson on assessing infants and children with urologic concerns. He reveals the thought processes and tests that ...
Cardiac imaging specialist Dr. Shafkat Anwar explains how MRI facilitates better management of patients born with heart defects, while technologies such as 3D printing can improve surgical planning, efficiency, outcomes and training.
Anita Moon-Grady, MD, FAAP, FACC, discusses congenital heart disease (CHD), the most common cause of infant death due to birth defect in the United States.
Walter Li, MD, discusses the various types of fetal arrhythmias, the use of advanced imaging in diagnosis, and the medical therapies used to control arrhythmias, both before and after birth.
Get an in-depth look at the procedures and the pros and cons of two surgeries for kids with cerebral palsy: selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR) using a single-level laminoplasty with selective root sectioning and intrathecal baclofen pump insertion.
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