Tag "Colorectal Center"

In early November of 2016, Steve Kraus, MD, the Division Chief of Fluoroscopy, traveled with two surgeons, an anesthesiologist, a nurse anesthetist, two operating room scrub nurses, a circulating nurse, and three floor nurses from Cincinnati Children’s Colorectal Center on a surgical mission trip to › Continue Reading

I see many children and adolescents participate in our Bowel Management Program who have challenges that would stress out even the most patient adult. Some of these kids struggle with constipation. Others have bowel accidents that are totally unpredictable. What › Continue Reading

Below, you will find eight videos that were created in 2015 that you should’t miss. These stories did not find their way onto our blog or other social media channels in the last year, so we wanted to be sure to give › Continue Reading

Hirschsprung disease is typically diagnosed within the first 24-48 hours of a newborn’s life, and naturally, parents can be a little overwhelmed upon receiving the diagnosis. It’s not a condition that is spoken about openly and like with many conditions › Continue Reading

5 years ago my future mother-in-law said something to me that has stuck with me all of these years. It was a question that made me evaluate where I had been and how to have a better outlook on the › Continue Reading

Working at Cincinnati Children’s gives me the opportunity to meet inspiring families. Recently, I met one mother who told me the story of how she wouldn’t stop seeking answers for her son. And when she did find the answers she was › Continue Reading

It’s a question I am asked frequently as a colorectal surgeon. When parents first learn of their newborn’s anorectal malformation, or imperforate anus, they have many questions and concerns. Like all new parents, they want the very best start for › Continue Reading