J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2021 Jun 11. Epub 2021 Jun 11.
Discipline of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Pediatric Department, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil, Rua dos Otonis, 839, São Paulo - SP, Brazil, CEP 04025-002 Discipline of Pediatric Specialties, Division of Pediatric Pneumology, Pediatric Department, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil, Rua Borges Lagoa, 760, São Paulo, SP, Brazil, CEP 04038-002.
Background: Constipation is prevalent in pediatric cystic fibrosis patients and colonic motility has not been studied in this population. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the total and segmental colonic transit time in children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis based on the presence of constipation and radiological fecal impaction.
Methods: In this case series, all patients aged 3 to 20 years of a cystic fibrosis reference center were invited to participate. Read More