A great story from the Intestinal Malrotation Foundation featuring Dr. Myron Allukian, Assistant Professor of Pediatric Surgery.


Our story begins at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Sugar Land, Texas. Elliston Grant Salmon was born via c-section after he decided he was ready to see the world at exactly 37 weeks.

During our stay in the hospital we noticed certain things were amiss. Elliston would act as though he was choking or swallowing something back. It was alarming enough that we mentioned it to the nursing staff. We were brushed off and told everything was normal. “Must be new mom jitters,” they said, even though he was our second child. Read full story.