Colonic manometry is a test to measure how well the muscles and nerves in the colon (large intestine) work. These muscles squeeze rhythmically to push faeces (poo) through to the rectum and out of the body.
A groundbreaking research programme aims to beat childhood brain tumours. The £4 million study, co-funded by grants from Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity, the Brain Tumour Charity and Children with Cancer UK, will look at new ways to treat some of the deadliest brain tumours affecting children.
Suction is used to clear retained or excessive lower respiratory tract secretions in patients who are unable to do so effectively themselves. This could be due to the presence of an artificial airway, such as an endotracheal or tracheostomy tube, or in patients who have a poor cough due to a variety of reasons such as excessive sedation or neurological involvement.
Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH)’s mission is to provide world-class clinical care and training for the benefit of children in the UK and worldwide. This means that it is also our mission to pioneer new research and treatments for the children that we see at GOSH, particularly the very sick...
A new centre bringing together the country’s leading doctors and scientists to find effective treatments for children’s rare diseases has taken a significant step forward with the appointment of architects Stanton Williams.
Anorectal manometry is a test to measure how well the muscles and nerves in the rectum and anus in your child’s bottom are working. Your child needs this test so that the doctors can check how well the muscles and nerves are working to push out faeces (poo).
‘Zayed Centre for Research into Rare Disease in Children’ to be the first of its kind in the world
September 28, 2015 – The world’s first purpose built centre dedicated to paediatric research into rare diseases has today been named the ‘Zayed Centre for Research into Rare Disease in Children’. The Zayed Centre for Research is a partnership between Great Ormond Street Hospital, University College London and the Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity. It will bring hundreds of clinicians and researchers together under one roof to drive forward new treatments and cures for children with rare diseases