Apr
3
2018

Camp Keep Smiling offers valuable outlet to children with cleft lip and palate

Forty-five campers attended Camp Keep Smiling March 23-25, participating in everything from arts and crafts to ropes courses and more. Camp Keep Smiling is a camp for children with cleft lip and palate. Hosted by the nonprofit Camp for All, the camp provides a safe, fun environment for patients between the ages of 10 and 16 to Read More…

Mar
13
2018

Formerly conjoined twin Anna Grace Richards goes home

Less than two months after being separated from her sister Hope in a seven-hour surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital, Anna Grace Richards got to go home. Anna was discharged from Texas Children’s on March 2 after spending 428 days in the hospital. Hope is expected to be able to go home in the near future. Read More…

Mar
6
2018

Pectus Program treats assortment of chest wall abnormalities

It’s not every day that physicians at Texas Children’s get the opportunity to treat a child and their parent, but that’s exactly what happened when Caitlin King became a patient of Texas Children’s Pectus Program. The program is part of Texas Children’s Division of Pediatric Surgery and is run by a specialized team that assesses Read More…

Feb
13
2018

Conjoined identical twin girls successfully separated at Texas Children’s Hospital

On January 13, Texas Children’s successfully performed its fourth conjoined twins separation, giving identical twin girls Anna Grace and Hope Elizabeth Richards a chance at a normal life. The 7-hour procedure was performed by a multidisciplinary team of nearly 75 surgeons, anesthesiologists, cardiologists and nurses from eight specialties. Click here to see a list of Read More…

Feb
13
2018

Texas Children’s Transplant Services teams reach significant milestone in 2017

Transplant teams with Texas Children’s Hospital performed 112 solid organ transplants in 2017, the most in the history of Texas Children’s Transplant Services. The liver and the kidney transplant programs were the busiest with 42 liver transplants and 32 kidney transplants completed last year. The heart program completed 28 transplants in 2017 and the lung Read More…