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Dawson's Smile

Six-year-old Dawson has Mobius Syndrome, which causes facial paralysis. That means he has never had the ability to smile...until now. Dr. Alison Snyder-Warwick is a Washington University pediatric plastic surgeon at St. Louis Children's Hospital. She specializes in facial reanimation surgery. The Plastic Surgery specialty at St. Louis Children's Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine is one of only a handful of centers in the country that focuses on this specialized procedure.

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Proton Therapy to Treat Children with Tumors

Proton Therapy at the Siteman Cancer Center and St. Louis Children's Hospital at Washington University School of Medicine offers greater accuracy and fewer side effects in treating children with tumors near vital organs, like brain tumors.

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Tendon Lengthening Following Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy

Patients who undergo selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR) surgery at St. Louis Children’s Hospital often need an additional surgical procedure for muscle/tendon lengthening to relieve limited motion in their joints. Dr. Matthew Dobbs discusses the benefits of a minimally-invasive surgical procedure to accomplish the lengthening.

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Gastrostomy Button Appliance: Giving Medications

Learn about how to give medications to a child with a gastrostomy button appliance. This video is an excerpt from Caring for My Child with a Gastrostomy produced by St. Louis Children's Hospital about what you need to know about your child's gastrostomy appliance and care.

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Gastrostomy Button Appliance: Venting

Learn about venting, the process of relieving excess air from the stomach, for children with a gastrostomy button appliance. This video is an excerpt from Caring for My Child with a Gastrostomy produced by St. Louis Children's Hospital about what you need to know about your child's gastrostomy appliance and care.

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Gastrostomy Button Appliance: Changing the Dressing

Learn when a gastrostomy button appliance needs a dressing change and how to change the dressing. This video is an excerpt from Caring for My Child with a Gastrostomy produced by St. Louis Children's Hospital about what you need to know about your child's gastrostomy appliance and care.

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Gastrostomy Button Appliance: Emergency Gastrostomy Dislodgement

Learn about what to do if the gastrostomy button appliance comes out. This video is an excerpt from Caring for My Child with a Gastrostomy produced by St. Louis Children's Hospital about what you need to know about your child's gastrostomy appliance and care.

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Caring for My Child with a Gastrostomy Button Appliance

Caring for My Child with a Gastrostomy, produced by St. Louis Children's Hospital, tells you what you need to know about your child's gastrostomy button appliance and care.

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Gastrostomy Button Appliance: Skin Care

Learn about how you should keep the skin around the gastrostomy button appliance clean. This video is an excerpt from Caring for My Child with a Gastrostomy produced by St. Louis Children's Hospital about what you need to know about your child's gastrostomy appliance and care.

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Gastrostomy Button Appliance: Frequently Asked Questions

Some frequently asked questions about your gastrostomy button appliance are answered. This video is an excerpt from Caring for My Child with a Gastrostomy produced by St. Louis Children's Hospital about what you need to know about your child's gastrostomy appliance and care.

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