Sometimes children have illnesses or injuries that can be treated with surgery.

This topic includes:

  • anesthesia
  • appendectomy
  • blunt abdominal trauma
  • circumcision
  • ear tubes
  • endoscopic sinus surgery
  • laser surgery
  • meatal stenosis
  • nutrition and surgery
  • organ transplants
  • preparing a child for surgery
  • pyloric stenosis
  • spinal fusion
  • wound care

Our Journey with Surgery App for Android, iPhone, and iPad is available free for download! Learn more here - Surgery App

More information

After Heart Surgery in the Hospital - English | Spanish

Appendicitis - English | Spanish

Bathing with CHG Wipes - English

Bladder Surgery; Augmentation with Mitrofanoff and Cecostomy - English | Spanish

Chylothorax - English | Spanish

Eating and drinking before your child's surgery, test, or procedure - English | Spanish

Going Home After Surgery - English | Spanish

Home Care After Sedation - English | Spanish

Tonsils and Adenoids - English | Spanish

Using CHG Cloths at Home Before Surgery (If your child is less than 20 pounds) - English | Spanish

Using CHG Cloths at Home Before Surgery (If your child is between 20-60 pounds) - English | Spanish

Using CHG Cloths at Home Before Surgery (If your child is more than 60 pounds) - English | Spanish

Ways to Prevent Infections After Surgery - English | Spanish

What to Do Before Surgery - English | Spanish

Visit these websites for more information:

Common problems in pediatric surgery - Loma Linda University Children's Hospital

Pediatric General Surgery - Texas Pediatric Surgical Associates

Preparing Your Child for Surgery - Kids Health for Parents, The Nemours Foundation

Surgery for Children - Pediatric Surgeons of Phoenix

What's It Like to Have Surgery? - Teens Health, The Nemours Foundation

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