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July 31, 2013

CHOP Travels to National Congress of Pediatrics of the Asociación Mexicana de Pediatría

Medical experts from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) presented at the 33rd National Congress of Pediatrics of the Asociación Mexicana de Pediatría, held in Mexico City, Mexico from July 31 to August 2, 2013.

CHOP was was one of the only international hospitals represented at the annual conference, the result of an ongoing collaboration between the CHOP's International Medicine department and the Asociación Mexicana de Pediatría (Mexican Association of Pediatrics). CHOP speakers and topics included:

Maria Fraga, MD, Neonatologist
Managing the Airway: a multidisciplinary approach
Necrotizing Enterocolitis: Laparotomy versus drain in less than 1000g. “Evidence and Controversies”.

Diva De Leon-Crutchlow, MD, Endocrinologist 
Hypoglycemia
Hyperinsulinism

Ignacio Tapia, MD, Pulmonologist
Pediatric obstructive sleep apnea
Chronic home non-invasive ventilation

Rodney Finalle, MD, International Medicine
The impact of immigration on the health of children
Global Health update

Group Photo of Dream Team
CHOP representatives staff a booth in the exposition hall at the 33rd National Congress of Pediatrics of the Asociación Mexicana de Pediatría.
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