Dr. Robert Tibesar, pediatric otolaryntologist, talked to KSTP about Congenital High Airway Obstruction Syndrome (CHAOS), a rare genetic condition that has left a 3-year-old girl unable to use her vocal chords.
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.
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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