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January
08,
2019
Neonatology Creates a Medical Home for Babies on Long-term Breathing Support Babies born with significant prematurity typically require long-term breathing support, even after they are discharged to home. To improve the level of care provided to
January
08,
2019
CHAMP Decreases Mortality Rate through Careful Home Monitoring Until recently, as many as 20 percent of babies with single-ventricle heart defects died between their first and second surgeries. To improve outcomes for these patients during that
December
07,
2018
Genomics is changing the way pediatric cancers are identified and treated. The Division of Hematology/Oncology/BMT at Children’s Mercy Kansas City, working with the hospital’s internationally known Genomic Medicine Center, is at the forefront of

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December
13,
2018
Jayden Wood with Dr. Alka Goyal, Pediatric Gastroenterology Children’s Mercy provides Fecal Microbiota Transplant (FMT), a procedure to treat patients with recurrent infections of a bacteria called Clostridium Difficle (C Diff), which causes
November
19,
2018
Most colorectal conditions are a result of differences that occur during development before a baby is born. Some of the most common colorectal conditions include: anorectal malformation/ imperforate anus, Hirschsprung disease, cloaca and severe
November
05,
2018
Different Thresholds for Overriding Parental Refusals of Life-sustaining Treatment Author: Hannah Gerdes | Intern | Children’s Mercy Bioethics Center Column editor: John D. Lantos, MD | Director of Pediatric Bioethics | Professor of
October
25,
2018
Dr. Keith Coffman, child neurologist, director of the movement disorders program, director of the Tourette Syndrome Center of Excellence, member of the Tourette Association of America Earlier today, I was fortunate to speak with Congress about

Children’s Mercy Kansas City:
Where Research Transforms

We’re always looking for new ways to battle childhood disease. That means scientists and doctors working together, breaking down barriers and never being afraid to innovate. Because research matters.