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Patient Stories

Celebrating Big for Savannah

Nothing stops Savannah from living every day of her life to the fullest—not even the colorectal issues that have caused ...

Expert Advice

You Better Watch Out

Check twice to make sure your child doesn’t have access to button batteries. It could save her life. During the ...

Expert Advice

Medical Animations: Appendectomy

An inflamed appendix is usually surgically removed during an emergency procedure called an appendectomy. Delay in treatment could cause the ...

News

St. Louis Children's Hospital Sends 200 Teddy Bears to Boston Children's Hospital

It's been a week since the St. Louis Blues defeated the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup Finals, but there's ...

Departments

Surgery Connect App Now Available for Hospital-Based Procedures

The Surgery Connect app first introduced at the Children’s Hospital Specialty Care Center is now available for use by parents ...

Mom Docs

Appendicitis in Children | Symptoms & Treatment

In this video, Dr. Jesse Vrecenak discusses the symptoms of appendicitis in children. Also, she goes over some of the ...

Mom Docs

Hernias in Children | Symptoms, Procedures, & Recovery

Hernias in children are common reasons why an otherwise healthy child might need to see a pediatric surgeon. But what ...

Patient Stories

Blair's Story - Omphalocele

When Tiffany Morris was twenty weeks pregnant, her doctor delivered some scary news: her unborn baby had an omphalocele. “It ...