CHOP Travels to National Congress of Pediatrics in Mexico

National Congress of Pediatrics in Mexico National Congress of Pediatrics in Mexico July 31, 2013 — Medical experts from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) presented at the 33rd National Congress of Pediatrics of the Asociación Mexicana de Pediatría, held in Mexico City, Mexico, from July 31 to August 2, 2013.

CHOP was was one of the only international hospitals represented at the annual conference, the result of an ongoing collaboration between the CHOP's International Medicine department and the Asociación Mexicana de Pediatría (Mexican Association of Pediatrics). CHOP speakers and topics included:

Maria Fraga, MD, neonatologist
Managing the Airway: a multidisciplinary approach
Necrotizing Enterocolitis: Laparotomy versus drain in less than 1000g. “Evidence and Controversies”.

Diva De Leon-Crutchlow, MD, endocrinologist 
Hypoglycemia
Hyperinsulinism

Ignacio Tapia, MD, pulmonologist
Pediatric obstructive sleep apnea
Chronic home noninvasive ventilation

Rodney Finalle, MD, international medicine
The impact of immigration on the health of children
Global Health update

CHOP representatives staff a booth in the exposition hall at the 33rd National Congress of Pediatrics of the Asociación Mexicana de Pediatría.

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