It seems to be a logical conclusion: Weight loss in severely obese teenagers will result in better mental health outcomes in addition to the more obvious health benefits. However, a new Swedish study indicates that this may not be the case.
Children who undergo cardiac surgery for congenital heart disease are at increased risk for both long-term end stage kidney disease (ESKD) and mortality, according to a new study in the Clinical Journal of American Society of Nephrology.
Quality and quantity go hand-in-hand when it comes to surgical outcomes, according to a new report highlighting positive outcomes at high-volume thyroid surgery centers.
For Contemporary Pediatrics, Dr Bobby Lazzara looks at a cohort study published in JAMA Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery that looked at risk factors following outpatient tonsillectomy.