Just as the incidence of kidney stones in kids is on the rise, more children and teens are also developing gallstones. In both cases, the problem is largely diet related. With gallstones, the solution is usually surgery to remove the gallbladder, a small, pear-shaped pouch in the upper right abdomen. “It’s absolutely on the rise, […]
My son has had 15 surgeries at Akron Children’s Hospital. He was born with a congenital diaphragmatic hernia and was told he had less than a 5% chance of survival. I cannot say how much I love the doctors and nurses in this hospital. They helped heal my son. Here is a video they created.
Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley received a $25,000 grant from The Youngstown Foundation to help fund renovation costs associated with the opening of our pediatric surgery center at the Beeghly campus in Boardman. “We are very grateful for the support of the The Youngstown Foundation,” said JoAnn Stock, director of Development for Akron Children’s Hospital […]