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Neurocritical care team helps boy survive severe brain injury

Jun. 22, 2023—Vanderbilt's pediatric neurocritical care team combines experts from different areas of pediatric medicine to care for each child according to individual needs to maximize that child’s quality recovery.

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Tennessee First Lady Maria Lee visits

Jun. 21, 2023—Tennessee First Lady Maria Lee recently visited with children and families in Seacrest Studio at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt again ranked among nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report

Jun. 21, 2023—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt was again recognized as a national leader in pediatric health care, earning the distinction as the No. 1 children’s hospital in Tennessee and sharing first place in the Southeast region, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report Rankings.

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Stahlman NICU transitions to new resuscitation unit

Jun. 15, 2023—Vanderbilt's The Stahlman Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, one of the first modern neonatal intensive care units in the world, cared for its last baby and closed at the end of May.

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Gigante inducted into the National Academy of Distinguished Educators in Pediatrics

Jun. 14, 2023—Vanderbilt's Joseph Gigante, MD, was recently inducted into the National Academy of Distinguished Educators in Pediatrics within the Academic Pediatric Association.

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Novel technology helps identify parathyroids during pediatric endocrine surgery

Jun. 8, 2023—A Vanderbilt study found that a probe technology that uses near-infrared auto-fluorescent lighting helps positively identify and preserve childrens' parathyroids during endocrine surgery.

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Novel surgery helps infant’s esophageal condition

Jun. 1, 2023—Surgeons at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt recently performed an innovative surgery to repair a rare esophageal condition in a 9-month-old patient.

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Pediatric trauma experts add multipassenger UTVs, golf carts to list of dangerous vehicles that includes ATVs

May. 31, 2023—While ATV accidents are commonly associated with high-profiled injuries, trauma prevention advocates at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt want the community to add UTVs and golf carts to the list of motorized vehicles that can be dangerous.

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Steeplechase 2023

May. 16, 2023—The 83rd Running of the Iroquois Steeplechase benefiting Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt was Saturday, May 13.

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Procedure uses patient’s own growth to treat scoliosis

May. 11, 2023—Vanderbilt pediatric orthopaedic surgeons are the first in Tennessee to perform an innovative procedure to treat scoliosis that uses the patient’s own growth to correct the curve.

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Smile180 Foundation directorship

May. 4, 2023—Representatives from Delta Dental of Tennessee and their charitable arm, the Smile180 Foundation, visited Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt recently to present a check of $1 million to hospital leadership.

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Pediatric Oral Immunotherapy Clinic launched

May. 4, 2023—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has launched a new pediatric Oral Immunotherapy Clinic, which offers a special therapy to peanut-allergic children to reduce risk of a harmful immune response in the event of accidental exposure to peanuts.

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