A video capsule endoscopy is a test to look at the inside small intestine (also known as the small bowel) for to identify and diagnose any abnormalities. This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains about the Video Capsule Endoscopy (VCE) procedure, what it involves and what to expect when your child comes to GOSH for the test.
Videofluoroscopy takes place in the x-ray department of Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and is an evaluation of the swallowing process. A recording is made of the moving (dynamic) x-ray showing swallows of food and liquid.
Sometimes it can be difficult to find out how much babies, young infants and children can see. The visual evoked potential (VEP) and electroretinogram (ERG) are two tests which can give us clues about the working of the visual pathway from the eye along the optic nerve to the brain.
The water deprivation test allows doctors at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) to measure how concentrated your child’s urine (wee) becomes when he or she is not drinking. The test can take up to seven hours to complete.