What patients and families need to know
At Children's National, we treat the whole child, paying special attention to your child's physical and emotional needs. Discover more information about available treatments from the Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition team.
The multidisciplinary Intestinal Rehabilitation program is one of the few programs in the country for infants, children, and teens with short bowel syndrome and complex gastrointestinal disorders.
Children's uses magnetic resonance enterography, a radiation-free imaging scan, to provide more information about Crohn disease and irritable bowel disease.
Nutrition services within the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, focuses on children with special dietary needs.
Patients who have trouble passing along fecal content can use a cecostomy tube. Learn how a cecostomy tube is inserted and what to expect from this procedure.