Hirschsprung disease is a congenital condition that causes issues with the digestive system. The bowel or colon is not able to contract due to a cell deficiency, leading to constipation and other digestive problems. Treatment for this condition includes surgery to repair the colon.
The Pediatric Colorectal Center at St. Louis Children’s Hospital provides top care for children with complex colorectal issues.
The Department of Surgery 2020 Annual Report features clinical, research and educational accomplishments from the Division of Pediatric Surgery.
St. Louis Children’s Hospital is the largest children’s hospital in the region, with nearly 400 licensed beds and an American College of Surgeons-verified Level I pediatric trauma center.
Training with an Intuitive Single Port Surgical System at the WISE Center allows practicing physicians to hone their skills on one of the newest innovations in robotic surgery.
Pediatric surgeons at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis share what makes their patients superheroes in their eyes.