Gastroenterology Diagnosis & Treatment

We take specialized and evidence-based approaches to diagnosing children’s disorders that affect digestion and nutrition and then seek out the appropriate treatment.

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Hydration Assessment in Short Bowel Syndrome

Learn how to properly assess and hydrate children with short bowel syndrome with a short video produced by Lurie Children's.

Stool Retention Prevention

Learn about the guidelines that can prevent stool retention over longer periods of time.

The Basics of Caring for a Child with Feeding Tubes

Children with feeding tubes need care tailored to their specific needs. Learn about Lurie Children's recommendations for caring for children with feeding tubes.

The ST​EP Procedure

The Serial Transverse Enteroplasty Procedure (STEP) is a surgical technique to increase bowel length so it can function more efficiently, decreasing infections and improving nutrition for our patients.

Central Line Care

If your child has a central line, it's important to know how to properly care for it. Lurie Children's offers guidance in this area.

Diagnostic Tests for Digestive & Liver Conditions

Lurie Children's offers diagnostic procedures for various digestive and liver conditions.

Gastrostomy Tubes

Lurie Children's offers a guide for administering feedings through a feeding tube.

Food Elimination Diets

The specialists at Lurie Children's treat Pediatric Eosinophilic Esophagitis.