Pediatric surgery can be defined as urological surgery, general surgery, gynecological surgery and thoracic surgery applied to the pediatric population. Pediatric surgery is neither a branch of general surgery nor it is a miniaturized form of adult surgery.
Pedodontics (Pediatric Dentistry), is a field of dentistry which begins with preventive dentistry treatments, followed by the treatment of milk and permanent teeth of all kinds, teeth traumas and treatment. Pediatric treatment requires special attention. Knowing the child psychology well, familiarizing them to the dentist chair without scaring them, informing them about oral hygiene and assuring that they live with healthy teeth and gums throughout their lives are essential to Pediatric Dentistry.
Pediatric surgery can be defined as “urological surgery, general surgery, gynecological surgery and thoracic surgery applied to the pediatric population”. Pediatric surgery is neither a branch of general surgery nor it is a miniaturized form of adult surgery. Due to the significant age-dependent physical and psychological differences of the children, they should be specifically considered.
The Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition is the first hospital in the world to develop growth in the stomach, duodenum, small and large intestines, liver, pancreas, biliary diseases and allophagus, starting from newborn to adult age Development retardation and diagnosis and treatment of all nutritional diseases of this age group are realized.
Procedures for diagnosis and treatment in pediatric gastroenterology
It is not only possible to prevent pediatric diseases with therapeutic medicine. Preventive medicine has been gaining gradually more importance all around the world. Preventive medicine is an ongoing process, ranging from intrauterine life to the end of 18 years of age.