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Pediatric Neurosurgery

Pediatric neurosurgeries successful; patients begin to return home

  |   Celebrities, Cholera Response, Pediatric Neurosurgery

[caption id="attachment_2216" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="This past weekend, nine-month old Bidina Joseph received endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) to treat her hydrocephalus. Today Magdala will take Bidina back to their home in Ti Goave, a two-hour drive from Port-au-Prince. Magdala said she is so thankful for...

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Washington University School of Medicine joins Project Medishare’s pediatric neurosurgery program

  |   Celebrities, Fundraisers, Pediatric Neurosurgery

[caption id="attachment_2161" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Pediatrician Dr. Heidi Sandige and neurology resident Suzanne Schindler measure 9-month-old Shaina Shirley Vil’s head to asses the child's condition before recommending surgery. Dr. Sandige and Schindler are part of a pediatric neurosurgical team led by Dr. Keith Rich from Washington...

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Surgical follow-up: Young boy sees progress after surgery two years ago

  |   Fundraisers, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Uncategorized

[caption id="attachment_2148" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Three-year-old Michael Odelis arrived at Hospital Bernard Mevs Project Medishare (HBMPM) this morning to follow-up with doctors regarding his endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) procedure which took place in April 2008 at Hopital Universitaire de la Paix. During pediatric neurosurgical trips like...

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Pediatric neurosurgery team provides assessments for children with hydrocephalus

  |   Fundraisers, Medical Training & Education, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Uncategorized

[caption id="attachment_2114" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="CMO Dr. Eddy Carmant is joined by nurse liaison Maguy Rochelin measures one-year-old Franck Marden's head during a pediatric neurosurgery assessment. Marden was approved for endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) surgery which will take place this week when the pediatric neurosurgery team...

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From Jacmel to Port-au-Prince: Infant receives life saving surgery due to persistence

  |   Celebrities, Fundraisers, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Uncategorized

By Jennifer Browning It is fortunate chance that three-month-old Seinthia Michel was able to receive her endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) procedure this week as part of Project Medisahre’s pediatric neurosurgery program. [caption id="attachment_1768" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Three month old Seinthia was abandoned at Hopital St. Michele in Jacmel....

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Possibly postponed: Complications sometimes put planned surgeries on hold

  |   Celebrities, Fundraisers, Pediatric Neurosurgery

[caption id="attachment_1760" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Genia Francoi smiles at her 7-month-old daughter Violonda as they wait to see what doctors find out from lab tests. Photo by Jennifer Browning.  "][/caption] By Jennifer Browning Not all children scheduled for surgery head to the operating room. Sometimes complications occur...

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Project Medishare’s pediatric neurosurgery team arrives in Port-au-Prince

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[caption id="attachment_1752" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Dr. John Ragheb, from Miami Children's Hospital, performs an ultrasound on a tiny patient who arrived at the Project Medishare field hospital. Dr. Ragheb is in Haiti this week with his pediatric neurosurgical team.Photo by Jennifer Browning."][/caption]   By Jennifer Browning Project Medishare's Pediatric...

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Project Medishare’s Pediatric Neurosurgical team continues work in Haiti despite challenges from January 12 earthquake

  |   Celebrities, Earthquake Response, Pediatric Neurosurgery

[caption id="attachment_1333" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Project Medishare's Pediatric Neurosurgical Specialty Team arrived last week to continue their surgeries for children with neurosurgical problems including hydrocephalus, head injuries, brain tumors, and spine fractures. This is one example of the many programs that must continue along side of...

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