A kidney biopsy is a procedure to remove a very small piece of kidney tissue to examine under a microscope. This page explains about a kidney biopsy and what to expect when your child comes to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) to have this procedure.
The ketogenic diet (KD) is a therapeutic diet, which has been shown to improve seizure control in patients with drug resistant epilepsy, and is used in some patients with metabolic conditions for example, glucose transporter type 1 deficiency syndrome (GLUT1) and pyruvate dehydrogenase deficiency (PDH).
Over 800 children in the UK die from injuries every year -between 50-70% fewer than in 1980, according to new research by the UCL Institute of Child Health. However, death from injury remains a major problem in adolescents, with boys aged 10 to 18 at the highest risk.
Clinical guideline from Great Ormond Street Hospital for the recognition, prevention and treatment of the re-feeding syndrome in children and young people admitted in the Department of Child and Adolescent Mental Health who have experienced recent starvation.
The Neuroimmunology Centre at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) is a national referral centre dedicated to the care of children and adolescents with demyelinating disorders and immune conditions affecting the central nervous system.
This information from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains the causes, symptoms and treatment of nuclear factor-kappa B essential modulator (NEMO) deficiency syndrome - a rare type of primary immunodeficiency - and where to get help.
On Wednesday 25 May, The Rt Hon George Osborne MP hosted a special reception at Number 11 Downing Street to celebrate the success of the Evening Standard and Independent Newspaper’s Christmas appeal ‘Give to GOSH’.
A syndrome is a collection of signs that are often seen together. Sturge-Weber syndrome (SWS) is a condition affecting the skin, brain and eyes. It is named after the doctors who described it in the late 19th century and early 20th century.
Great Ormond Street Hospital can now transplant kidneys from blood group incompatible donors, thanks to a new method that strips a patient’s blood of antibodies (proteins) before they have the transplant.
Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) for Down’s syndrome is safe, effective, and leads to a greater number of parents taking up the test, researchers at Great Ormond Street Hospital say. This is the finding of a study carried out at GOSH, who have the first laboratory in the NHS to provide NIPT testing.