New Research Sheds Light on Hirschsprung’s Disease

“This is an interesting finding, because people have wondered for a long time if there is a single bacterium that causes the process (enterocolitis), but this shows that it is really the balance or whole community that may make a difference,” he says. This new understanding could lead to monitoring of intestinal bacteria and possible treatment before the process causes inflammation.

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  1. Laura June 8, 2015 at 4:46 pm | | Reply

    Hi Brenda,

    We are sharing information about an upcoming Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center live online Q&A session for parents of children born with Hirschsprung Disease. The Q&A will be held this Wednesday, June 10 from 7-8 p.m. EST.

    The Hirschprung team at Children’s will be represented by two panel experts who stand ready to answer a wide range of questions that you can ask live that evening. Dr. Jason S. Frischer, MD, director of the Peña Colorectal Center at Cincinnati Children’s and Lyndsey Jackson, RN, BSN, CPN will host the online session. If you’d like to “meet” Lyndsey in advance, you can read her recent blog post about Managing Expectations After Surgery For Hirschsprung Disease:

    The link below has more information and an RSVP page where you can register for the live event. We hope to see you there!

    Thank you,
    Laura K, an ambassador working on behalf of the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center live event team

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