Conditions We Treat

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Testicular Torsion

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Testicular Torsion in Children

Testicular torsion is a painful twisting of a boy’s testicles and spermatic cord. Torsion causes blood to not flow to the testicles. This can damage them. Treatment needs to be done right away to prevent long-lasting (permanent) injury to the testicles.

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Testing for Birth Defects

Detailed information on testing for birth defects

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Tests for a Newborn Baby in Intensive Care

Babies in the newborn intensive care unit (NICU) undergo regular testing so they get the important care they need. Here are several common lab tests. Ask your baby's healthcare provider about them.

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Tetanus in Children

Tetanus is a severe illness of the central nervous system caused by bacteria. It's not contagious. It can be prevented by a vaccine.

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Tetralogy of Fallot

Tetralogy of Fallot is a congenital heart defect that is made up of 4 problems and results in not enough blood flow to the lungs.

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Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF)

Tetralogy of Fallot is 4 congenital heart defects. This means that your child is born with them. These 4 problems occur together (tetralogy refers to 4).

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Thalassemia

Detailed information on thalassemias, including alpha thalassemia, beta thalassemia (Cooley's anemia)

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Thawing Breast Milk

Helpful tips for thawing and using frozen breastmilk.

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The Benefits of Mother's Own Milk

Premature babies who get breastmilk develop better eyesight. They also often do better on intelligence tests as they grow older.

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The Craniofacial Team

Detailed information on craniofacial abnormalities and the craniofacial treatment team

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The Day of Surgery

Before coming to the hospital, remove any watches, necklaces, or earrings that your child wears and leave them at home so they are not misplaced.

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Helping Hands Patient Education Materials

Written and illustrated by medical, nursing and allied health professionals at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Helping Hand instructions are intended as a supplement to verbal instructions provided by a medical professional. The information is periodically reviewed and revised to reflect our current practice. However, Nationwide Children's Hospital is not responsible for any consequences resulting from the use or misuse of the information in the Helping Hands.