Adolescent Postoperative Longitudinal Study (APOLO)
The aim is to find out how overall health and wellness is related to need for pain medication after surgery.
CHLA IRB Number
Children ages 13-20 and one of their parents. Child must be scheduled to undergo one of the 8 following surgeries: posterior spinal fusion, pectus excavtum repair, pectus carinatum repair, hip reconstruction, bowel resection or ostomy for inflammatory bowel disease, arthroscopy, pilonidal excision, or tonsillectomy.
Does this study also recruit healthy volunteers?