Gastroenterologists who are members of an EoE consortia are much more likely to routinely screen for adrenal insufficiency in children with eosinophilic esophagitis who are being treated with topical corticosteroids.
Very early onset inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is the fastest-growing incidence of IBD in some patient populations. This condition, defined as IBD presenting before 6 years of age, is often represented by the presence of monogenic etiologies.
Most infants and school-aged children with EA off medication have a normal [reflux index], yet experience a significant number of nonacid RBM. After manual revision of the tracings, a high percentage of RBM was deleted.
Proactive monitoring of adalimumab trough concentrations in children was associated with higher corticosteroid-free sustained remission and biologic remission rates compared with reactive monitoring in pediatric patients with Crohn disease.
An interdisciplinary group treatment for fecal incontinence in children (called “Poop group” by investigators) is a promising alternative for up to 60% of patients who fail to respond to standard care.
The impact of eradicated Helicobacter pylori on the pediatric gastric microbial community structure shows restoration of bacterial diversity consistent with noninfected children in the same endemic region.