Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition Research and Innovation

New Celiac Care Index Improves Adherence to Care Guidelines

The recent implementation of a Celiac Care Index (CCI) at Nationwide Children’s resulted in improved adherence to published care guidelines, reduced variability in baseline evaluations, and indicated potentially unnecessary baseline laboratory tests for further evaluation.

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Could Restoring CD4+ T Cell Immunity Help Control Hepatitis C Infection?

Following childbirth, some women with chronic infection experienced a recovery of HCV-specific CD4+ T cells and a reduction in viral replication.

Could Nutritional Supplements Impact Autism Symptoms in Toddlers Born Preterm

New Celiac Care Index Improves Adherence to Care Guidelines

The recent implementation of a Celiac Care Index (CCI) at Nationwide Children’s Hospital resulted in improved adherence to published care guidelines, reduced variability in baseline evaluations, and indicated potentially unnecessary baseline laboratory tests for further evaluation.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Earns National Pancreas Foundation Center of Excellence Designation

As part of the division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, the Pancreas Center at Nationwide Children’s provides comprehensive multidisciplinary care for infants, children and teens suffering from diseases of the pancreas.

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Botox Appears Safe for Treatment of Defecation Disorders

Complications reported are rare and temporary.

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Rethinking Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) in Infants

Novel use of existing technology points to other causes of GERD-like symptoms.

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Type of Anorectal Malformation at Birth is Predictive of Fecal Continence

Study also finds fecal continence rates for children born with ARMs are lower than previously reported.