Tag Archives: Children

Sleep Disordered Breathing In Children

When it comes to snoring and other breathing problems during sleep, adults don’t have a corner on the market.  In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Laura Orvidas tells us how kids can also experience problems. To listen, click the link below. Sleep Disordered Breathing in Kids

Moyamoya Disease

Dr. Fredric Meyer, a Mayo Clinic neurosurgeon discusses Moyamoya disease and what to look for when seeking care for moyamoya disease. Moyamoya disease is a rare vascular disorder characterized by the progressive narrowing of the blood vessels in the circle of Willis (the ring of arteries at the base of the brain). The result is […]

Ewing’s Sarcoma

Dr. Carola Arndt explains Ewing’s sarcoma, also known as a “sports tumor,” in children and adolescents. Dr. Arndt also explains the evaluation and diagnosis as well as the treatment plan for patients with Ewing’s sarcoma. Additionally, Dr. Arndt explains the importance of getting treatment at a facility with multidisciplinary physicians and the services offered to […]

Hernia Surgery for Children

Dr. Abdalla Zarroug explains minimal invasive surgical procedure and recovery for hernias, one of the most common diseases pediatric surgeons deal with. Dr. Zarroug also explains the role of the pediatric surgeon and the benefits of pediatric patients who come to Mayo Clinic.

Osteosarcoma

Dr. Carola Arndt discusses osteosarcoma which is one of the most common malignant tumors of bone in teenagers and young adults. It has an incidence of 5.6 per million in children under 15 in the U.S. Dr. Arndt also discusses diagnoses, evaluation, and treatment of osteosarcoma. Treatment for osteosarcoma at Mayo Clinic is a multidisciplinary […]