Newborn Nursery at LPCH

Circumcision -- Plastibell Technique

 In this video, Dr. Ted Sectish demonstrates circumcision with the Plastibell. Dr. Sectish is a pediatrician and residency director at the Boston Children's Hospital in Boston, Massachussetts and has over twenty-five years of experience in medical practice. He is widely respected for his work with pediatric residents and has won numerous awards for teaching excellence.

In addition to lidocaine, this infant was also given 2ml PO SweetEase  (24% sucrose and water), a common practice for newborns undergoing painful procedures.

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This material was produced by Janelle Aby, MD for educational purposes only.  Reproduction for commercial purposes is prohibited. 




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