World Congress of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

October 5-8, 2016
Montreal, Canada

www.wcpghan2016.com

Wednesday, October 5th in the afternoon

How to make the bowel less irritable: Update on treatment of IBS

Carlo Di Lorenzo, MD – Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Learning Objectives:

  1. Become familiar with the central and peripheral pathogenetic mechanisms of IBS
  2. Recognize the role of dietary treatment of childhood IBS
  3. Understand the value of pharmacological and non-medical treatment of childhood IBS

The new Rome IV criteria for infants with functional gastrointestinal disorders

Marc Benninga, MD – University of Amsterdam
Learning Objectives:

  1. Learn about the new Rome criteria for FGIDs in infants
  2. Discuss the diagnostic approach of infant colic, regurgitation and constipation in the first years of life
  3. Understand the therapeutic approach of infant colic, regurgitation and constipation in the first years of life

Not everything that comes up IS reflux: “vomiting” in the older child

Samuel Nurko, MD – Boston Children’s Hospital

  1. Recognize the differential diagnosis of vomiting in the older child
  2. Describe the evaluation of the child with vomiting
  3. Understand the treatment of the older child with vomiting