North American Society For Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

Healio Gastroenterology and Liver Disease brings you the highlights from North American Society For Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from NASPGHAN, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

Meeting News

Endoscopic intervention improves symptoms in pediatric pancreas divisum

October 22, 2019
CHICAGO — Therapeutic intervention with endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in children with pancreas divisum demonstrated a high…
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VIDEO: Pediatric hepatoblastoma ‘tip of the iceberg’ in predicting future disease

October 21, 2019
CHICAGO — In this exclusive video from NASPGHAN 2019, Hassan M. Abdullah, MD, from the Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital in…
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VIDEO: FMT safety in pediatric C. diff infection

October 21, 2019
CHICAGO — In this exclusive video perspective from the NASPGHAN Annual Meeting, Richard Kellermayer, MD, PhD, medical director of the…
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Adult endoscopic scores accurately assess pediatric ulcerative colitis

October 19, 2019
CHICAGO — Two endoscopic scoring indices originally designed for use in adults are reliable for the assessment of endoscopic in children with…
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Clinical scores predict risks for liver disease after isolated heart transplant

October 19, 2019
CHICAGO — Researchers determined clinical scores that assessed short-term risks for liver disease associated with isolated heart…
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Socioeconomics affect post-liver transplant medication adherence in children

October 19, 2019
CHICAGO — Results form a study on socioeconomic effects on medication on adherence in patients who underwent liver transplantation revealed…
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Endoscopists should consider risks when using carbon dioxide insufflation in children

October 19, 2019
CHICAGO — Despite some advantages, using carbon dioxide for endoscopic insufflation comes with a few safety concerns, according to research…
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Large duct injury in autoimmune liver disease may stunt T cell therapy benefit

October 18, 2019
CHICAGO — Large duct injury in pediatric patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis and autoimmune sclerosing cholangitis correlated with a…
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Vagal efficiency predicts response to external neurostimulation for abdominal pain

October 18, 2019
CHICAGO — Measuring vagal efficiency through respiratory sinus arrythmia in patients with functional abdominal pain could help predict…
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Healio to report live from NASPGHAN 2019

October 17, 2019
CHICAGO — This weekend, Healio Gastroenterology and Liver Disease will provide live coverage at the 2019 North American Society for Pediatric…