Procedures and treatments

Preparing a child for a procedure or treatment can be an anxious occasion. Great Ormond Street Hospital have produced a number of factsheets to help explain what will happen and what to expect.

Bite and dissolve foods for children

This page from the Speech and Language Therapy Department at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains how you can use bite and dissolve foods to help your child’s feeding.

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Bladder augmentation and Mitrofanoff

Bladder augmentation (also known as a cystoplasty) is an operation to enlarge the bladder using a piece of the body’s own tissue. This is usually the large or small intestine, but the ureters or even the stomach can be used.

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Bladder function assessment and review

Bladder function assessment at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) is a combination of tests that are used to examine your child’s urinary system and how it is working in close detail.

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Bladder sclerotherapy

Sclerotherapy is a procedure used to treat various types of vascular malformations, such as lymphatic and venous malformations. Both types of malformation can occur within the bladder and other parts of the urinary system such as the urethra. This informa

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Bleomycin sclerotherapy

Bleomycin sclerotherapy is a procedure used at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) to treat some particular types of vascular malformations. Several medicines are used for sclerotherapy. Bleomycin is just one of those options.

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