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Impedance pH Monitoring

Impedance pH Monitoring: Why It’s Performed Dr Ong may use a pH Impedance diagnostic test to evaluate your child’s reflux. It measures the length of time it takes for your child’s stomach contents (acid or non-acid) come back up into his or her esophagus. What To Expect A thin and flexible catheter with an acid-sensitive […]

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Transit Study

Transit Study Constipation is a common bowel problem in children. It refers to passing hard stools with difficulty, less frequently than normal. Several factors can result in constipation including lack of fibre and fluid intake in your child’s diet. The transit study is a study of the motility (movement) of your child’s colon (large intestines).  […]

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Endoscopy

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Colonoscopy

What is Colonoscopy? Colonoscopy is a test to look at the lining of the gut mainly the large bowel or colon. We use a flexible telescope with a camera, which sends pictures to a screen. It is a very common investigation for children and adults with gut problems. It helps us find out if there […]

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Gastroscopy

What is Gastroscopy? Gastroscopy is a test to look at the lining of the upper gut (the swallowing tube or oesophagus, stomach, first part of the small intestine). We use a flexible telescope with a camera, which sends pictures to a screen. Gastroscopy is a very common test for children and adults with gut problems. […]