Pediatric Surgery

Pediatric surgeons admit patients ranged from neonatal to adolescence.

Field of interests of Pediatric Surgery includes,

  • Congenital anomalies found in neonatal period,
  • Abdominal, thoracic, neck, urinary tract and genital region diseases,
  • Injuries, burns and surgical treatments of these,
  • Some childhood tumors.

Primary Diseases and Conditions Treated by Pediatric Surgery:

  • Inguinal diseases: Hernia, undescended testis, hydrocele, varicocele, circumcision
  • Appendicitis
  • Severe injuries and burns that require surgery (liver, spleen and intestine injuries etc.)
  • Foreign bodies in body (swollen, slipped etc.)
  • Constipation and anorectal disorders (cracks, bleeding, polyp, hemorrhoid etc.)
  • Umbilical hernia and congenital anomalies of abdominal wall
  • Recurrent urinary tract infections
  • Recurrent abdominal pain
  • Neonatal anomalies
  • Hemangiomas and other skin lesions
  • Diagnosis and surgical treatment of abdominal and thoracic space occupying tumors of childhood, port and catheter insertion
  • Endoscopic procedures (bronchoscopy, esophagogastroduodenoscopy, rectoscopy, cystoscopy etc.)
  • Separation of Siamese twins, albeit rare