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Division of Pediatric Surgery

Common Surgical Procedures

Common Pediatric Surgical Procedures

Common outpatient procedures include:

  • Circumcision
  • Hydrocele
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair - Total laparoscopic needle-assisted or open technique
  • Umbilical Hernia repair
  • Epigastric Hernia Repair
  • Undescended Testicle - Laparoscopic or open technique
  • Lumps and Bumps
  • Hemangiomas
  • Lymphangiomas
  • Branchial Cysts/Sinuses
  • Lymph Node biopsy
  • Frenulectomy
  • Central Venous Line/Port Removal
  • Breast Mass Excision/Biopsy
  • Labial Adhesions
  • Percutaneous Liver Biopsy

Common inpatient laparoscopic and open procedures include:

  • Nissen Fundoplication - management of gastroesphageal reflux disease
  • Cholecystectomy - gallstones
  • Appendectomy - appendicitis
  • Splenectomy - splenomegaly
  • Pectus Excavatum Repair - pectus excavatum or caved in chest
  • Surgery for inflammatory bowel disease - Crohn's or Ulcerative colitis
  • Colostomy closure/reversal
  • Ovarian masses - tumors or cysts
  • Tumor Biopsy
  • Thoracotomy/Thoracoscopy - chest tumors, lung cysts
  • Laparoscopy/Laparotomy - abdominal
  • Pyloromyotomy - pyloric stenosis
  • Gastrostomy/PEG placement - failure to thrive or feeding intolerance
  • Skin Grafting - burns
  • Colonic Pull-through - Hirschsprung's Disease

Common neonatal surgeries include, but are not limited to:

  • Repair of Esophageal Atresia/Tracheoesophageal Fistula
  • Repair of Gastroschisis
  • Repair of Omphalocele
  • Repair of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
  • Abdominal Masses/Cysts
  • Colostomy - Imperforate Anus, bowel obstruction, etc.
 
 
 

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