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An ANMS‐NASPGHAN consensus document on anorectal and colonic manometry in children
Over the last few years, the study of the colon and anorectal function has experienced great technical advances that have facilitated the performance of the tests and have allowed a more detailedExpand
Clinical Presentation, Response to Therapy, and Outcome of Gastroparesis in Children
Objectives: The aims of the present study was to define the clinical features, response to therapy, and outcome of pediatric gastroparesis. Methods: Retrospective review of 230 children withExpand
Botulinum toxin for the treatment of chronic constipation in children with internal anal sphincter dysfunction
Internal anal sphincter (IAS) dysfunction is a cause of refractory constipation in children. The goal of this study was to determine whether intrasphincteric injection of botulinum toxin is effectiveExpand
Safety and efficacy of cyproheptadine for treating dyspeptic symptoms in children.
OBJECTIVE To present our experience using cyproheptadine, a potent serotonin antagonist used to stimulate appetite, to treat dyspeptic symptoms in children. STUDY DESIGN This was a retrospectiveExpand
Factors associated with successful decrease and discontinuation of antegrade continence enemas (ACE) in children with defecation disorders: a study evaluating the effect of ACE on colon motility
Background  Antegrade continence enemas (ACE) have been used in the treatment of defecation disorders in children; little is known on their effect on colon motility and the utility of the colonExpand
Gastrointestinal motility disorders in children.
The most common and challenging gastrointestinal motility disorders in children include gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), esophageal achalasia, gastroparesis, chronic intestinalExpand
Laparoscopic-assisted percutaneous endoscopic cecostomy in children with defecation disorders (with video).
BACKGROUND The antegrade continence enema (ACE) procedure has been widely used in the management of children with defecation disorders. The ACE procedure has undergone many technical modifications.Expand
Antegrade colonic enemas and intestinal diversion are highly effective in the management of children with intractable constipation.
PURPOSE Intractable constipation in children is an uncommon but debilitating condition. When medical therapy fails, surgery is warranted; but the optimal surgical approach has not been clearlyExpand
Endoscopic intrapyloric injection of botulinum toxin A in the treatment of children with gastroparesis: a retrospective, open-label study.
BACKGROUND Botulinum toxin A has been used in children to treat spastic disorders and recently for GI conditions. Open-label studies in adults with gastroparesis have reported an improvement inExpand
Longitudinal and Radial Characteristics of Intra-Anal Pressures in Children Using 3D High-Definition Anorectal Manometry: New Observations
OBJECTIVES:The pathophysiology of fecal incontinence is not well understood. Standard or high-resolution anorectal manometry (ARM) provides simple two-dimensional (2D) intra-anal pressureExpand