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Randolph lecture: Contemporary management of complex vascular anomalies
Judson G. Randolph Lecture: Contemporary Management of Complex Vascular Anomalies
Richard G. Azizkhan, M.D., Ph.D. (Hon) President and CEO
, Children’s Hospital & Medical Center, Omaha, NESurgical Director Emeritus
, Hemangioma and Vascular Malformation ProgramProfessor
, University of Cincinnati Department of Surgery
Vascular anomalies are often a misunderstood and inappropriately managed group of conditions. Although valiant efforts have made in standardizing the classification of these lesions, confusing and outdated terminology still pervade the literature.
Eliminating these incongruities and recognizing important clinical patterns will be crucial to interdisciplinary communication among scientists and clinicians and to improving the quality of patient care through appropriate therapeutic and supportive interventions.
When Xiomara's mother Elena was 20 weeks pregnant, her ultrasound uncovered something that didn’t look right. Elena was referred to Children’s National Hospital to meet with Mary Donofrio, M.D., in the Fetal Heart Program who flagged a few potential heart issues and continued to monitor Xiomara throughout the remainder of the pregnancy.
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