Pediatric Surgery

Pediatric Surgery

Pediatric Surgery specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of both congenital and acquired surgical pathology in children. A child's body - it is a fragile and rapidly growing system, any surgical intervention must be justified and indeed necessary.

In some cases, you need to contact the pediatric surgeon? 

Contact the pediatric surgeon should be when you have the following complaints:

  • Various injuries;
  • Tumors;
  • Fractures of the head, spine or extremities;
  • The asymmetry of the abdomen;
  • The presence of blood in the stool;
  • Ingrown claws;
  • Severe pain in the stomach;
  • purulent inflammation;
  • Anomalies of the perineum in both boys and girls;
  • Hernia;
  • Blood and bile in the vomit;
  • Inflammation of the umbilical wound;
  • Pathology of the biliary tract;
  • a foreign body in the abdominal cavity, and others.

When you see one of these issues should not delay visiting the doctor. In children, any pathology poses a severe threat to health and life, and early detection often becomes a decisive factor in the successful treatment of the issue of the child.

Diagnostic Methods in Pediatric Surgery

Diagnosing diseases in children, in some cases, complicated by the fact that the child, because of their age, can not usually tell where and what was wrong with him. Therefore, a doctor listens to the complaints of parents, conducts inspection and palpation, establishing a preliminary diagnosis. After receiving the initial information, the following diagnostic procedures may be scheduled to clarify the determination of a child:

  • CT scan;
  • Magnetic resonance imaging;
  • General and biochemical analysis of blood;
  • Ultrasonography;
  • X-rays;
  • Analysis of urine;
  • Video esophagogastroduodenoscopy.

The choice of diagnostic test depends on the likely diagnosis. Based on the results of diagnostic studies, the little patient receives optimal treatment.

Methods of treatment of childhood diseases 

Conservative methods are effective, not always. Complex diseases often require surgical intervention. Pediatric surgery is divided into different sections: children's gynecology, cardiology, neurosurgery, dentistry, urology, and others.

The Israeli hospital Tel Aviv Medical Clinic held not only conventional open surgery, but subject to availability and are assigned readings minimally invasive surgery: laparoscopic and endoscopic. This modern method of medicine, allowing for complex operations with minimal damage to the healthy tissues of the child. Also, when carrying out the risk of complications is reduced, the child feels less pain after the surgery, and the recovery period significantly reduced.