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.
A to Z: Hernia, Incisional for Parents
Learn about hernias and potential complications of abdominal surgery.
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, Epigastric for Parents
Learn about hernias and conditions that affect the abdomen and abdominal muscles.
A to Z: Fracture, Bimalleolar for Parents
Learn about types of lower extremity fractures and conditions that can affect the ankle and lower leg.
A to Z: Hernia, Inguinal for Parents
Learn about hernias and conditions that affect the lower abdomen and reproductive organs.
Epilepsy Surgery for Parents
Epilepsy surgery is an operation done on the brain to reduce or stop seizures.
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).
Preparing Your Child for Anesthesia for Parents
If your child needs to have an operation, you probably have plenty of questions, many of them about anesthesia.