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Research in Pediatric Surgery

  • Christopher G. Turner
  • Dario O. Fauza
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Abstract

Pediatric surgeons have the privilege to care for patients at every stage of human development, from the fetus to the fully developed young adult. As such, we must cultivate and advance an all-encompassing knowledge base ranging from obstetrics to pediatrics to adult medicine and surgery. This unique, sweeping perspective on human disease requires an equally broad approach to research, which in our field is as vast and varied as it is stimulating.

Keywords

Surgery research Newborn surgery Animal models Regenerative medicine Innovation 

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  1. 1.Maine Medical CenterPortlandUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryBoston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA

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