PEDGA Announces Exciting News: New Office Coming Soon!

Pediatric Gastroenterology Associates (PEDGA), your trusted partner in providing exceptional pediatric gastrointestinal care, is thrilled to announce the opening of a new office location! We’re excited to expand our reach and continue serving our valued patients in a new, state-of-the-art facility and Infusion Center.  Grand Opening Early-Mid 2024 Located at 10045 South Dixie Highway, the […]

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Dr. Reeves-Garcia Delivers Insightful Presentation on Advances in Pediatric Endoscopy.

Last Friday, on September 15, 2023, Dr. Reeves-Garcia, a renowned pediatric gastroenterologist from Pedga, delivered a presentation on the latest advancements in pediatric endoscopy. Dr. Arboleda, Dr. Muinos, Dr. Arostegui, and Nurse Practitioner Vanessa Vera joined other medical professionals to support and observe the presentation. Dr. Reeves-Garcia demonstrated invaluable insights that will aid in enhancing

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Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis in an Adolescent with New-Onset Crohn’s Disease

Case Report: Gastroenterology Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Author: Majluta Yeb, Aldo MD*; Dedic, Evelina DO*; Olsen, Braden MD*; Brathwaite, Carole MD†; Gomara, Roberto MD‡; Hernandez, Erick MD‡. Journal: JPGN Reports  Abstract: Extraintestinal manifestations frequently affect patients with inflammatory bowel disease. They can involve virtually any organ, with the musculoskeletal and integumentary systems being the most common.

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Use of the Noninvasive Entero-test in the Detection of Helicobacter pylori in Children in an Endemic Area in Colombia

Background and Objective: Gastric infection with Helicobacter pylori (H pylori), a strong risk factor for gastric cancer, is highly prevalent in children residing in the Colombian Andes. We aimed to validate the use of the Entero-test to culture and genotype H pylori strains from asymptomatic Colombian children. Methods: Children (ages 10–15 years, n¼110, 80 of

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The Association of Wilson Disease in a Patient With Ataxia and GLUT-1 Deficiency

Background: Wilson disease (WD) and glucose transporter type 1 (GLUT1) deficiency syndrome are two syndromes with different modes of inheritance but share certain similarities on neurological presentation. To date we have not found previous reports of an association between these two disorders. Case Presentation: Here we describe a 9-year-old male with global developmental delay that

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Breast Milk Is Better Than Formula Milk in Preventing Parenteral Nutrition–Associated Liver Disease in Infants Receiving Prolonged Parenteral Nutrition

Background and Aim: Breast milk has been shown to be associated with greater success with regard to weaning children with intestinal failure off parenteral nutrition (PN). There are only a few studies investigating the role of breast milk in decreasing PN-associated liver disease (PNALD). The aim of our study was to determine whether breast milk

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