International Update

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A World of Hope

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In late April, the International Patient Services team welcomed CHOP’s 1,500th international patient, 22-month-old Abdulrahman Alotaibi.

Rethinking Epilepsy Treatment

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An attending physician in The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Division of Neurology dedicates his current research to investigating how epilepsy works, in hopes of discovering an altogether new way to treat the condition.

Expert Care for Thyroid Disorders

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Each year, The Pediatric Thyroid Center at CHOP evaluates approximately 200 new patients with thyroid nodules, performs more than 70 thyroid surgeries, and manages approximately 100 active cases of thyroid cancer.

Focal vs. Diffuse Patients: Comparing Outcomes

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Researchers at CHOP’s HI Center conducted a study comparing the clinical features, treatments and short-term outcomes of children with HI who underwent pancreatectomies.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Research Focuses on Improving Care

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Recently, researchers investigating inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia led an international collaboration of researchers to discover multiple gene variants responsible for developing early-onset and adult-onset IBD.

CHOP Innovates Valve Replacement Procedure

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Interventional cardiologists at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia have been performing a noninvasive procedure to replace a child’s pulmonary valve through a small incision in the groin.