Pediatric Gastroenterology

Excellence Forum

Leaders in the field sharing authoritative insights and institutional best practices.
In this 12-minute podcast, Vrinda Bhardwaj, MD, from Children's Hospital Los Angeles, reviews the use of elemental and elimination diets for treatment of eosinophilic gastrointestinal diseases in children.
She talks about the latest NASPGHAN position paper on roles of endoscopic ultrasound and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in the evaluation and treatment of chronic pancreatitis in children.
A recent study aimed to describe the safety and effectiveness of a colonoscopy-assisted approach to re-establish lost cecostomy access in children. Lead author Riad Rahhal, MD, MS, answered our questions.
Dr Franciosi, from Nemours Children’s Hospital, discusses the prevalence of pediatric eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), his research on how genetic variations can differentiate responses to proton-pump inhibitor therapy in pediatric EoE, and more.
Dr Rand, from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, highlights current diagnosis and management strategies for pediatric autoimmune hepatitis, whether steroids are necessary for every patient, and more.
Lindsey Albenberg, DO, from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, discusses the role of the microbiome, as well as its influence on immunity and the development of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease.
In this video, Daniel von Allmen, MD, from Cincinnati Children's Hospital, discusses when a clinician should choose surgery over systemic therapy for their pediatric patient with inflammatory bowel disease.
In this video, Daniel von Allmen, MD, from Cincinnati Children's Hospital, discusses how a gastroenterologist and surgeon can successfully collaborate in the management of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease.
In this video, Anita Afzali, MD, MPH, highlights the key takeaways for specialists about transitioning a patient from pediatric to adult care.
Dr Khlevner discusses the current management of upper gut motility disorders in children and the potential for delay in diagnosis.
Dr Cohran, from Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, discusses the current state of pediatric intestinal rehabilitation programs, treatment advances led by these programs, and more.