Advances

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Advances in Pediatrics

NewYork-Presbyterian, Columbia University and Weill Cornell Medicine represent the collective power of one integrated academic healthcare system that includes two children’s hospitals: NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian Komansky Children’s Hospital. As a destination for the most complex cases in children from infancy to adolescence, we are committed to providing outstanding medical care in a family-centered environment, offering the highest quality care in a wide range of pediatric subspecialties.

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2020 Innovations in Review

Outcomes Report in Congenital Heart Center Highlights

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Pulmonology

Addressing Pulmonary Consequences of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

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Orthopedics

Exercising Due Diligence with New Technologies in Spine Surgery

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Cardiology

A Bridge to Life: Pediatric Ventricular Assist Devices Come of Age

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Endocrinology

Making Headway in Pediatric Obesity

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Oncology

Developmental Therapeutics: Providing Hope for Children with Refractory Cancer

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Neurology & Neurosurgery

Mainstreaming Precision Therapeutics in Pediatric Brain Tumors

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Psychiatry

New Study Identifies Gaps in Emergency Care for Youth in Crisis

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Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Venous Thromboembolism: The Risk to Hospitalized Children with IBD

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Pulmonology

Examining Socio-environmental Factors in Childhood Asthma

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Neurology & Neurosurgery

Nusinersen Shows Enduring Results for Later Onset Spinal Muscular Atrophy

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Nephrology

Is Kidney Function in Pediatric Transplant Patients Impacted When Transferred to Adult Care?

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Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Advancing Therapeutic Endoscopy for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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Endocrinology

Symptomatic Vitamin D Deficiency: A Result of Pandemic Stay-at-Home Orders?

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Oncology

Addressing Reproductive Implications for Childhood Cancer Survivors

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Neonatology & Psychiatry

Preterm Birth: Identifying the Potential Consequences for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Spine Surgery
Orthopedics

A Steadfast Obligation to Safety in Spine Surgery

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Cardiology & Neonatology

Achieving Optimal Outcomes for Open-Heart Surgery in Neonates

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Pulmonology

Cystic Fibrosis: Helping Teens Transition to Adult Care

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Nephrology & Urology

Case Study: Considerations for Using Medullary Sponge Kidney Allografts

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Neurology & Neurosurgery

The Challenges of Colloid Cysts

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Orthopedics

Thoracic Tether vs Fusion: Indications for Scoliosis Surgery

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Neonatology

Novel Manikin Aids in Neonatal Resuscitation Ventilation Training

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Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

A Compelling Need to Control NAFLD in Children

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Endocrinology

Hydrocortisone Dosing Considerations for Children with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

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Cardiology

Is the COAST Clear? Why CoA Stent Trials Need Longer-Term Outcomes

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Oncology

Closing the Care Gap: Adolescents and Young Adults with Lymphoma

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Psychiatry

CBIT Therapy: Strategies and Skills to Manage Tic Disorders

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Pulmonology

Does Bullying Contribute to Increased Childhood Asthma?

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Urology

The Rise of Robotics in Pediatric Urology

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Urology

Perspectives on Cryptorchidism

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Pulmonology

A Role for Polysomnography in the NICU

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Psychiatry

Addressing Ongoing Challenges in Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Psychiatry

Targeting Psychosis: Getting Help Early to Adolescents and Young Adults

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Neurology & Neurosurgery

Fetoscopic Surgical Repair for Spina Bifida: Taking Prenatal Surgery to the Next Level

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Orthopedics

Causes of Cerebral Palsy: Environmental, Genetic, or a Combination of Both?

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Orthopedics

Improving Treatment for Pediatric Spine Deformity

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Neurology & Neurosurgery

Teamwork, Technology, and Training: Optimizing Outcomes in Craniofacial Surgery

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Neonatology

Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia: Supporting Intricate Decisions on Mechanical Ventilation

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Neonatology

Assessing Newborn Heart Rate Quickly and Easily

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Oncology

EBV-Associated Lymphomas: New Treatment Approach Could Benefit Children Here and Abroad

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Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Recognizing Pulmonary Complications in Pediatric IBD

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Endocrinology

Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals and Hypospadias: Is There a Link?

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Nephrology

Identifying Genomic Alterations Implicated in CAKUT

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Cardiology

Interventional Procedures for Congenital Heart Disease: Four Perspectives are Better than One

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Cardiology

Tetralogy of Fallot: Finding Answers to Elusive Questions

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Oncology

Pediatric CML: Confirming Growth Consequences Associated with Nilotinib Treatment

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Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Kasai Procedure for Biliary Atresia: Postponing Liver Transplant

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Nephrology

Chronic Kidney Disease: Chronicling the Toll on Bone Health

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Urology

Addressing the Complexities of Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

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Pulmonology

New Screening Tool for Respiratory Events in Sickle Cell Disease

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Orthopedics

Assessing Shoulder Balance Following Anterior Vertebral Body Tethering

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Psychiatry

Augmenting Assessment in Autism Spectrum Disorders

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Neurology & Neurosurgery

Does SEEG Promote Freedom from Seizures?

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Neonatology

Power of the Placenta: Explorations in Neurodevelopmental Implications

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Endocrinology

Evaluating the Impact of Growth Hormone Deficiency on Young Boys

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Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Statural Growth Differs by Sex in Children with Crohn’s Disease ─ Why?

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Cardiology

Making Strides in Pulmonary Vein Stenosis

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Nephrology

Kidney Transplant in Children: The Clinical and Personal Complexities of Growing Up

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Oncology

COVID-19: Pediatric Oncologists Address Challenging Issues

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Neonatology

Fetal Inflammatory Response Syndrome: Understanding the Potential Mechanisms of Brain Injury

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Orthopedics

Measuring SSI Risk in Pediatric Spine Deformity Surgery

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Cardiology

Improving Assessment of Anomalous Aortic Origin of the Coronary Artery

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Urology

Case Study: Surgical Management of Pediatric Penile Non-Involuting Congenital Hemangioma with Pyogenic Granuloma

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Nephrology

Perspectives on Chronic Kidney Disease in the Pediatric Population

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Pulmonology

Lung Injury: Is it COVID-19 or Vaping Induced?

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Neurology & Neurosurgery

Intra-Arterial Drug Delivery: A Promising Approach for Inoperable Pediatric Brain Tumors

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Psychiatry

Examining the Neural Pathways in Pediatric OCD

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Endocrinology

Major Study Examines Inequities in Diabetic Ketoacidosis for Type 1 Diabetes Patients with COVID-19

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Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Confronting the Challenges of Motility Disorders in Children

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Orthopedics

A Playbook for Injury Prevention in Athletic Youths

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Transplant

Focused Effort on Clinical Initiatives Grows Pediatric Kidney Transplant Program

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Neonatology

Neonates and SARS-CoV-2: What are the Risks?

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Oncology

Compelling Research in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

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Cardiology

High-Volume Congenital Heart Center Achieves Superior Outcomes in Most Challenging Cases

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Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Pursuing Novel Clinical and Research Initiatives in Pediatric IBD

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Neonatology

Genomic Medicine Uncovering the Clinical Utility of Genome-Wide Sequencing in the NICU

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Neonatology

NICU Clinical Integration System Takes Patient Safety to the Next Level

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Endocrinology

Moving On: Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult Diabetes Management

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Endocrinology

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Clinical and Research Considerations

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Neurology & Neurosurgery

Revitalizing Pediatric Hemispherectomy: New Approaches to a Long-Established Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery

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Neurology & Neurosurgery

Strength in Collaboration: NewYork-Presbyterian Pediatric Neurosurgery

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Hematology & Oncology

Uncovering The Immunological Basis of Cytopenias In Childhood

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Neonatology

A Holistic Approach to Therapeutic Hypothermia Involving A Multidisciplinary Team

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Cardiology

Successful Implantation of the Alterra Adaptive Prestent at NYP MSCH

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Pediatrics

Research Highlights: Pediatrics & COVID-19

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Cardiology

Pushing the Boundaries of Innovation in Pediatric Heart Valve Repair and Replacement

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Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

NewYork-Presbyterian’s Innovative Pediatric Motility Programs

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Neurology & Neurosurgery

Transforming Care in Pediatric Epilepsy with the PELHS

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Neonatology

Investigating Antibiotic Use and Outcomes in Preterm Infants

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Oncology

Adolescent and Young Adult Lymphoma Program

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Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

From Pediatric to Adult Care: The Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Transition Program

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Neurology & Neurosurgery

Novel Drug Delivery Systems Promise to Revolutionize Treatment of Inoperable Pediatric Brain Tumors

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Neurology & Neurosurgery

Minimally Invasive Surgery is Changing the Diagnosis and Treatment of Pediatric Epilepsy

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Neonatology

Pathways for Genomic Imprinting are Important for the Understanding of Fetal Growth and Pediatric Diseases

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Cardiology

Celebrating 35 Years of Pediatric Heart Transplantation Success

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Pediatrics

NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital Designated as a Level I Children's Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons

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Cardiology

New York’s Only Official Pediatric Marfan Center

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Cardiology

The Ozaki Technique: A Valuable Option for Aortic Valve Reconstruction in Children

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Oncology

CAR T-Cell Therapy: A Reason to Hope in Hematological Malignancy

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