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COLORECTAL SURGERY
Attend the Next International Colorectal Web Meeting: April 25, 2019
Make plans to attend the next International Colorectal Web Meeting on Thursday, April 25, 2019, starting at 10:00 am ET US (GMT/UTC-4) / 8:00 am MT US. The monthly web meetings are sponsored by The Hendren Project and hosted by expert moderators Andrea Bischoff, M.D., and Alberto Peña, M.D., from Colorado Children's Hospital. Several challenging cases will be presented. Join your peers in offering suggestions for treatment, asking questions of the presenting surgeons, and taking polls to test your perspectives of the cases being presented. Summaries of the monthly patient cases presented are provided by Julie E. Schletker, M.S.N., A.P.R.N., F.N.P.-B.C., Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO.

THP WEBINARS
THP Webinar in Multidisciplinary Approaches to Vascular Anomalies: In-depth Case Report of a Patient with a Blue Rubber Bleb Nevi Followed for 12 years
If you missed this special webinar, you can visit the summary, major takeaways, and edited video by topic in the Multidisciplinary Approaches to Vascular Anomalies (MAVA) section of the website. Consider submitting a patient case for a future webinar in this continuing series. Register to receive more information.

THP WEBINARS
VIDEO NOW AVAILABLE: Why Patients with Hirschsprung Disease Present with Colitis and How To Prevent It
Luis De La Torre, M.D., in the first of a series of innovative webinars on Current Topics in Hirschsprung Disease, presents an in-depth review of Hischsprung Disease and colitis and what the most effetcive strategies for treament. Dr. De La Torre, M.D., is the Founding Director of the Colorectal Center at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh and Associate Professor, Department of Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Register to receive more information on future webinars in this series.

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COLORECTAL SURGERY
Make Plans Now To Attend the March 21, 2019 International Colorectal Web Meeting
Prepare a patient case and make plans to attend the March 21, 2019 International Colorectal Web Meeting. The monthly web meetings are sponsored by The Hendren Project and hosted by expert moderators Andrea Bischoff, M.D., and Alberto Peña, M.D., from Colorado Children's Hospital. We want to hear what challenging patient cases you have recently encountered. Join your peers in offering suggestions for treatment, asking questions of the presenting surgeons, and taking polls to test your perspectives of the cases being presented. Summaries of the monthly patient cases presented are provided by Julie E. Schletker, M.S.N., A.P.R.N., F.N.P.-B.C., Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO.

THP WEBINARS
Attend Bladder Exstrophy, Part 3: Long-term Voiding Potential and Sexual Function Outcomes on December 5, 2018
Join Travis Groth, M.D.; Aseem Shukla, M.D.; and Michael Mitchell, M.D. in Long-term Voiding Potential and Sexual Function Outcomes, on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, starting at 4 pm ET US (UTC-5) / 3 pm CT / 2 pm MT / 1 pm PT. The webinar will begin with a presentation and group discussion of important background information regarding the issue. This will be followed by patient case reviews that illustrate various treatment strategies and discussions of advantages and disadvantages to these approaches. Attendees are able to make comments, ask questions, and offer their own suggestions. Polls throughout will guide attendees on important aspects to consider and incorporate into practice. There is no charge for THP members to attend. Share this information with peers and invite them to attend. Register to receive more information

THP WEBINARS
Upcoming THP Webinar in Multidisciplinary Approaches to Vascular Anomalies: December 12, 2018
Make plans to attend the next webinar in Multidisciplinary Approaches to Vascular Anomalies on Vascular Tumors: Infantile Hemangiomas, Congenital Hemangiomas, and Kaposiform Hemangioendothelioma. The webinar will be live on Wednesday, December 12, 2018, starting at 10 am ET US (UTC-5) / 9 am CT /  8 am MT / 7 am PT.  Register to receive more information.

COLORECTAL SURGERY
Attend the Next International Colorectal Web Meeting: December 20, 2018
Make plans to attend the next International Colorectal Web Meeting on Thursday, December 20, 2018, starting at 10:00 am ET US (GMT/UTC-5) / 8:00 am MT US. The monthly web meetings are sponsored by The Hendren Project and hosted by expert moderators Andrea Bischoff, M.D., and Alberto Peña, M.D., from Colorado Children's Hospital. Several challenging cases will be presented. Join your peers in offering suggestions for treatment, asking questions of the presenting surgeons, and taking polls to test your perspectives of the cases being presented. Summaries of the monthly patient cases presented are provided by Julie E. Schletker, M.S.N., A.P.R.N., F.N.P.-B.C., Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO. Here is more information. October 2018 International Colorectal Web Meeting

Try the Interactive Version of the October 2018 International Colorectal Web Meeting

THP WEBINARS
Upcoming THP Webinars
Make plans to register and attend the THP Webinars this month. Important and informative webinars have been planned in Vascular Anomalies, Bladder Exstrophy Repair, and Colorectal Surgery. Attendance is free for THP members. Several webinars will be offered every month and will discuss issues, treatment strategies, challenges, and controversies. Participants can take active roles in discussions, questions, and testing their knowledge of key takeaways. Here is more information

THP VIDEOS
Comparative Effectiveness of Bariatric Surgery Procedures
Severe obesity affects millions of adolescents today. Interventions such as diet, exercise, and pharmacologic interventions have limited effectiveness for many, causing them to turn to bariatric surgery for treatment. Thomas Inge, M.D., Ph.D., discusses the research findings of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Network (PCORnet) Bariatric Study – the largest study of its kind.

THP VIDEOS
Postoperative Care Pathways for Radical Nephrectomy Recovery
Pediatric urologists Nicholas Cost, M.D. (left), and Kyle Rove, M.D. (right), discuss early recovery after surgery (ERAS) protocols in urologic reconstructive procedures.

COLORECTAL SURGERY
December Patient Case Videos from International Colorectal Web Meeting Now Available
Four patient cases were presented with discussions from attendees and the moderators, Andrea Bischoff and Alberto Peña. See summaries and important takeaways from the archive. The videos and patient case summaries from previous International Colorectal Web Meetings are available as complete web meeting archives and as individual case presentations.

HYPOSPADIAS
THP Sponsored Third Webinar on Current Questions in Hypospadias Treatment
On November 1, The Hendren Project sponsored a webinar on Questions in Hypospadias Treatment, Part 3, that focused on repair of hypospadias complications and strategies for surgical re-do's. Mark Zaontz, M.D.; Chris Long, M.D.; and Antonio Macedo, M.D., moderated the discussions, along with lively audience participation. If you missed the live event, take a look at the video: Questions in Hypospadias Treatment, Part 3.

View the Video from Questions in Hypospadias Treatment, Part 1

View the Video from Questions in Hypospadias Treatment, Part 2