The Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology at Children’s Health is a leader in the treatment and care of pediatric gastroenterology conditions.
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Acute pancreatitis means there is inflammation of the pancreas. It may range from feelings of mild discomfort to a major, life-threatening illness. Most children recover completely after treatment
Children with chronic respiratory diseases that are caused by underlying digestive issues often have complex medical needs. The Multidisciplinary Pediatric Aerodigestive Center (MPAC) is here to help these children. We focus on disorders of the airway or voice, swallowing disorders, sleep apnea and other related problems.
The celiac team helps patients and their families live a better quality of life by teaching them how to maintain a gluten-free diet and environment, by providing medical expertise on their disease, and by offering psychosocial support.
For more than 100 years, Children's Health has been making life better for children. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks us as one of the top pediatric hospitals in the country. As the fifth-largest and second-busiest pediatric health care provider in the nation, Children's Health can provide the comprehensive and individualized care necessary to put your child back on the path to a healthy life.
Pediatric inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) consists of a group of chronic conditions that cause inflammation of the digestive tract. Because IBD is a chronic condition, children often need years of treatments.
The pediatric Intestinal Rehabilitation Center at Children’s Health is a comprehensive team of health care providers who care for children with intestinal failure. Our program is the only one of its kind in North Texas. We provide integrated care which includes evaluation, nutrition rehabilitation and support, and medical and surgical management. We also provide transition of care to local health care providers with periodic follow up in our center for families that live far away.
A pediatric liver transplant is an operation in which a diseased liver is replaced with a healthy liver, or a portion of a liver from a donor.
During normal digestion, rhythmic muscle contractions move food through the gastrointestinal tract. In a child with a motility disorder, these contractions may be either abnormal or absent. Motility disorders can be the result of a problem with the muscle itself, or with the nerves or hormones that control the muscle's contractions.
Pediatric therapeutic endoscopy is a noninvasive method of diagnosing and treating gastrointestinal problems in children. The Therapeutic Endoscopy unit at Children's Medical Center Dallas is one of only 10 such programs in the United States.
The Patient Transition program at Children’s is a new department that focuses on transitioning pediatric patients to adult care. Learn more & contact us today.
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