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April/May 2015

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Patient Stories

Young Teen Undergoes Rare Heart-Lung Transplant At St. Louis Children's Hospital

Spencer Kolman was a busy, seemingly healthy teen a year ago. He was involved in drama, band, hockey and Boy ...


SLCH Mourns The Loss Of Frederick Peterson, MD, Former Professor Of Pediatrics

Frederick D. Peterson, MD, a professor of clinical pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine, passed away last month at ...


Physician Profile: Joan Downey, MD

Joan Downey, MD, MPH
 Assistant Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, WU Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Newborn Medicine, ...


Case Study: Enough

The following case study was used by Andrew J. White, MD, the James
 P. Keating, MD Professor of Pediatrics and ...


Berry Joins SLCH Foundation As Chief Development Officer

Malcolm E. Berry recently joined the executive leadership team as Chief Development Officer of the St. Louis Children’s Hospital Foundation. ...

Expert Advice

Medical Animation: Inguinal Hernia

A hernia is the swelling or protrusion of an organ through an opening in the abdominal wall. An inguinal hernia ...

Expert Advice

Medical Animation: Urinary Tract Infection

The urinary system comprises the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. The kidneys act as a filter and remove wastes from ...

Expert Advice

Medical Animation: Appendicitis

The appendix is a small, finger-shaped pouch of tissue located at the lower right side of the abdomen. Although it ...