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  • When Your Child Has Surgery for Parents


    Prepare for your child's surgery by learning about different procedures, anesthesia, and more.

  • A to Z: Postoperative Pain for Parents


    Postoperative pain is pain or discomfort after surgery.

  • Epilepsy Surgery for Parents


    Epilepsy surgery is an operation done on the brain to reduce or stop seizures.

  • A to Z: Wound Dehiscence for Parents


    Wound dehiscence is a condition where a cut made during a surgical procedure separates or ruptures after it has been stitched back together.

  • A to Z: Hernia, Incisional for Parents


    Learn about hernias and potential complications of abdominal surgery.

  • Limb Lengthening Surgery: External Fixator for Parents


    Limb lengthening surgery is done when someone has a leg length discrepancy (one leg is shorter than the other). Sometimes this is treated with an external fixator.

  • Limb Lengthening Surgery: Internal Lengthening Device for Parents


    Limb lengthening surgery is done when someone has a leg length discrepancy (one leg is shorter than the other). Sometimes this is treated with an internal lengthening device (a rod with a magnet).

  • A to Z: Atresia, Pulmonary for Parents


    Learn about congenital defects and conditions that affect vessels, valves, and passages in the heart and other organs.

  • A to Z: Hernia, Epigastric for Parents


    Learn about hernias and conditions that affect the abdomen and abdominal muscles.

  • A to Z: Hernia, Inguinal for Parents


    Learn about hernias and conditions that affect the lower abdomen and reproductive organs.

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