Children's Minnesota researcher Dr. James Sidman discovered ventilators are a potential cause of hearing loss for premature babies in the NICU.
Mandibular distraction is a method used to increase the length of the jaw bone. It requires a surgical procedure to attach the distractors, one one each side of the jaw bone. The process of distraction occurs after surgery and usually takes between 10 and 14 days.
Children's ENT and Facial Plastic Surgery has offered advanced post-graduate training in pediatric otolaryngology and facial plastic surgery since 2002. Each year we interview graduates from otolaryngology training programs throughout the country interested in obtaining advanced training in tertiary pediatric ENT and one applicant is chosen to work side-by-side with our doctors and learn how to care for children with complex ear, nose, throat, cleft and craniofacial disorders.
Erin Curtis, RN, BSN, is the patient care manager for the surgery center in Minnetonka, where teams perform more than 3,200 outpatient surgeries each year.
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