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Digestive Health Institute

Digestive Health Resources for Healthcare Professionals

At Children's Hospital Colorado, we're committed to improving the quality of life for children with digestive health conditions. Get the latest in Gastroenterology and GI Surgery to better your practice and learn about innovation within various digestive health programs.

Research article

Though IV nutrition was a medical breakthrough, its long-term use could cause serious liver disease in some infants and children. Learn about our team's groundbreaking research on intestinal failure-associated liver disease (IFALD).

Professional resources

Celiac disease diagnosis and management

Listen to Edwin Liu, MD, an international leader in the research and management of celiac disease, discuss diagnosis and management of this condition. Subscribe on iTunes or Google Play.

Constipation treatment and management

In this episode, Joel Friedlander, MD, pediatric gastroenterologist at Children's Colorado, addresses the management of constipation and the effects of leaving it untreated, especially in young children.

Gastroenterology news

JAMA Surgery

Biliary-Enteric Drainage vs Primary Liver Transplant as Initial Treatment for Children With Biliary Atresia

January 5, 2019

In this cohort study that included 626 infants with biliary atresia, patients who underwent primary liver transplant had a markedly reduced risk of long-term mortality compared with patients initially managed with biliary-enteric drainage procedure.