Wearing suitable footwear is important for children and adolescents with osteogenesis imperfecta (OI). This information from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) gives advice on buying shoes if your child has OI.
Fronto-orbital remodelling is an operation to reshape the bones at the front of the skull and above the eye sockets to correct an abnormal head shape. It also enlarges the space within the skull to allow the brain to grow and develop and is used to treat craniofacial disorders. This information sheet from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains how to prepare your child for surgery as well as what to expect in hospital afterwards.
A full thickness bowel biopsy is a procedure carried out at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) to take a section of bowel for examination under a microscope. It may be suggested as part of investigation of bowel dysfunction.
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.