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What is a pediatric heart surgery simulator?

A pediatric heart surgeon will be able to perform heart surgery using a computer simulation based on the procedures in their patients’ hearts.“The simulation will give you the chance to be in the operating room in a controlled environment and to be part of the patient’s decision making process,” said Dr. Scott W. Schoenfeld, an […]

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Here’s what you need to know about pediatric heart surgeries

If you’re a child, you’ve probably been a patient at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.And if you’re an adult, you probably are.That’s because in 2018, Philadelphia’s Children’s hospital will offer pediatric heart operations.Here’s how it works: Children with heart disease can get the surgery to repair their damaged heart, which can lead to death.But they […]

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