Neonatology Update

Stay up to date on the latest research, upcoming events and other information that is important to providers who refer patients to the Division of Neonatology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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Case Study - Hydrocephalus Pathway

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A case study of a patient with intraventricular hemorrhage who underwent a reservoir placement in the N/IICU at CHOP. In the subsequent days, the reservoir was tapped for tense fontanelle and rapid head growth.

New Faces at CHOP - Winter 2016

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Two new neonatologist have joined the Division of Neonatology at CHOP, Benedict Asiegbu, MD, and Erik Brandsma, MD. Read more about them.

New Partnership with St. Mary Medical Center NICU

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St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, is the latest community hospital to have CHOP’s board-certified neonatologists provide expert care within their neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).

CHOP Neonatologist to Receive Order of Canada

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Barbara Schmidt, MD, FRCP(C), MSc, an attending neonatologist in the Division of Neonatology at CHOP and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, recently learned she will receive the Order of Canada. This honor is similar to receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civil award in United States. 

Neonatal Neurocritical Care Program

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The Neonatal Neurocritical Care Program at CHOP provides coordinated ongoing care for infants who are born with, or at risk for, neurologic disease, damage or brain injury in effort to maximize each child’s developmental potential.

Case Study: Neonatal Neurocritical Care Team

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MR angiogram sequence - Neonatal Neurocritical Care Team

Highlighting the importance of multidisciplinary collaboration represented by the Neonatal Neurocritical Care program, this case follows the care of a full-term female infant with a rare congenital vascular disease.