In this latest article with paediatric surgeon, Mr Simon Clarke, we take a look at the orchidopexy procedure, we found out what happens after surgery. We looked at the prognosis of children with undescended testicles and what the risks are of treatment. In this article, we cover the steps of the procedure and find out what it involves.
Leading paediatric surgeon, Mr Simon Clarke, spoke to us about all the symptoms of undescended testicles, how the condition is diagnosed, how common it is and when it should be treated. We found out details on orchidopexy and how children who need to have the surgery, should prepare.
Tongue tie occurs in approximately in 4 -11% of babies, whilst this is a small nuber, it can cause great concern in parents across the globe. In this article we spoke to top paediatric surgeon, Mr Stefano Giuliani, on how to feed a baby with tongue tie and how it can be treated with surgery.
If your child was born with a birthmark or deformity of the face and head, a paediatric plastic surgeon can help. We've asked one of London's expert surgeons about the commonest reasons a child might need plastic surgery and what you, as parents, can expect during the whole process.
Craniosynostosis affects the shape and size of your baby's head. The earlier its detected, the higher the chance of preventing the problems associated with this condition such as raised pressure in the head. Fortunately, treatment is available. In this article, Dr Juling Ong explains all about detecting and surgically treating craniosynostosis.
Minimally invasive surgery is the use of special instruments and techniques to reduce the size of incisions when performing an operation. It usually refers to laparoscopy or thoracoscopy, which are techniques using ‘keyholes’ in the tummy and chest, respectively. Paediatric surgeon Mr Stefano Giuliani tells us about the advantages of minimally invasive surgery for children and what to look for when choosing a surgeon to operate on your child.
As a parent, it's difficult not to worry if you notice an inguinal hernia, which presents itself as a visible bulge in the groin or scrotum, of your little one. Expert paediatrician Mr Stefano Guiliani explains more about the signs of an IH and what you should do if you notice one.
Babies and children can be prone to a number of medical problems, some of which they are born with. For example, some common medical issues that male babies face include foreskin problems and undescended testes. Mr Stefano Giuliani, a leading paediatric surgeon, explains some of the most common medical problems in children that he regularly treats.
Newborns need surgery when they are born with congenital abnormalities. This means that some organs did not form in the right way before birth and there is a need to perform neonatal surgery to correct the anatomy to allow that organ to function properly. Mr Stefano Giuliani, an expert neonatal surgeon, explains why some newborn babies require surgery after birth.
Tummy aches are fairly common in children and infants, but sometimes abdominal pain can be more serious and requires medical attention. Mr Stefano Giuliani, a leading paediatric surgeon, explains some common causes of abdominal pain in children and infants and how to recognise it.