Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition Research and Innovation

Early Intervention is Key to Avoid Hospitalization for Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome

Study from Peter Lu, MD, and colleagues finds that waiting to go to the emergency department for treatment increases likelihood of hospitalization.

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Exploring the Link Between Cystic Fibrosis and Celiac Disease

Overlapping symptoms can cause delayed diagnosis of celiac disease in patients with cystic fibrosis.

Race Insurance and ED Visits for Pediatric Crohns Disease

Comparing Treatments for Intractable Functional Constipation

Two procedures, sacral nerve stimulation and antegrade continence enemas, are both successful but have different effects on specific symptoms.

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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.


Botox Appears Safe for Treatment of Defecation Disorders

Complications reported are rare and temporary.