Iranian Association of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Liver

The Scientific Association of Gastroenterology and Liver of Children of Iran has taken a new step in the field of conference management systems by providing a platform for scientific activities and participating in online conferences for esteemed specialists.

Symptoms of chronic liver disease in children

Some symptoms often occur in children with persistent (chronic) liver disease. Observing these symptoms does not require immediate examination. They can often be treated during regular checkups by a pediatric health care professional at a pediatric clinic.

Ways to identify and diagnose liver disease in children

Biopsy performed with a small needle into the liver tissue.

Assessment and evaluation of enzymes released by the liver

Perform ultrasound

Use of X-rays

Examination by MRI

The most common liver diseases in children

Acute liver failure

Cirrhosis or chronic liver failure

Cyst or liver tumor

What are the consequences of liver disease in children?

1) Bleeding: When the baby’s liver does not function properly, it can not produce protein, so the baby’s body may bleed because the proteins that the liver produces cause the blood to clot, which in Lack of production leads to internal bleeding.

2) Infection in the body: Because the liver has the task of fighting toxins and infections and removing them from the body, if there is a problem, the infection in the body may occur by injecting antibiotics from Its intensity decreases.

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Iranian Association of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Liver

It will hold its 16th annual conference in the form of a webinar from July 13 to July 25, 1400. It has retraining points for general practitioners, pediatricians, pediatric gastroenterologists and some pediatric subspecialties. It should be noted that only the first 150 people who register through the comprehensive system of continuing medical education in the country will be awarded retraining points, and the rest of the participants can participate in the program without receiving retraining points. .

Pediatric gastroenterologist

If your child has problems or disorders with the digestive system, liver and feeding system; A pediatric gastroenterologist can help alleviate the condition in these areas.

How are gastrointestinal disorders treated?

Treatment depends on the diagnosis of the disease, but in general the treatment options are:

• Nutrition counseling and changing diets

• medicine

How are gastrointestinal disorders treated?


• Treatment of swallowing

How are gastrointestinal disorders treated?

The use of complementary therapies such as herbal medicine and traditional medicine are also effective in reducing the symptoms of these disorders, provided that they are used under the supervision of a specialist and their arbitrary use is avoided, especially in children.

Pediatric digestive problems

Any gastrointestinal dysfunction in children can affect their development. Therefore, this part of children’s health needs special attention. If your baby or toddler has the following symptoms, he or she may have a gastrointestinal illness; Symptoms include heartburn, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, bloating, bleeding, and loss of appetite.

In general, gastrointestinal, liver and nutrition problems in children and young people are examined by a pediatric gastroenterologist. The reason for this study by a pediatrician is actually due to functional differences in digestion and nutrition of children compared to adults. It is not possible to specify the exact age group for a pediatric gastroenterologist, but in general, newborns up to 10 years old are usually examined by these specialists.

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