This information from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains about the gastroscopy procedure, what it involves and what to expect when your child comes to GOSH for treatment. You may also hear the procedure called an oesophagogastroduodenoscopy or OGD.
This guideline is intended to guide and facilitate the care of patients under the care of the clinical teams at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust (GOSH). It has been approved by the Guideline Approval Group and is for use by staff of all disciplines and levels in these health care teams. The guidance contained here in is not intended to replace individual assessment and personalised treatment of the patient.
Enteral feeding is a very useful method of ensuring adequate intake of fluid and nutrients in patients who, for a variety of reasons, are unable to use the oral route, or are unable to take sufficient nutrients to maintain growth and development.
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.
The purpose of this guideline is to provide information on prophylaxis and treatment guidelines for calcium and vitamin D for children and young people with neuromuscular disorders in the UK.
NOTE: We review our guidelines regularly and this guideline is now past its review date. The content of the guideline below may not reflect the most recent evidence based practice. Please use with caution.
This information explains about the first phase of the assessment process to diagnose gut motility problems, and what to expect when your child comes to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) for assessment.
This information from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains about junctional epidermolysis bullosa generalised intermediate type and how it can be managed. It also contains suggestions for making everyday life more comfortable.
This page explains about upper GI contrast studies, which include barium meal, barium swallow or barium follow through studies) what is involved and what to expect when your child comes to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) to have one. It explains the various types of contrast studies used to examine the upper part of the gastrointestinal or digestive system.
A pH impedance study measures movement of liquid and air up and down the oesophagus. This is to enable doctors at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) to see whether your child has either acid reflux, non-acid reflux or both. This is to confirm or rule out a condition or diagnosis.