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Published: Thu, 20th August 2020, 03:18:00 PM
Dr Keith Lindley, Paediatric Gastroenterology Consultant at Great Ormond Street

In the latest of our online Q&A sessions we were delighted to talk to Dr Keith Lindley, Paediatric Gastroenterology Consultant at Great Ormond Street and Professor Grant Fullarton, Associate Professor of Surgery and Consultant Surgeon at University of Glasgow and Glasgow Royal Infirmary.

TOFS Chair Duncan Jackson hosted the session and asked questions on your behalf, such as:

  • How can I tell what is a stricture and what is dysmotility?
  • Which medicines can help dysmotility?
  • Can Azithromycin be taken as well as reflux medication?
  • Can taking PPI’s long term affect my health?
  • As a TOF am I at risk of Barretts if I don’t take PPI’s?
  • What is the best way to manage the side effects from PPI’s?
  • Would you recommend that  ESPGHAN guidelines for treatment of reflux in OA/TOF be followed by all medics in the UK?
  • What would your advice be to any parent who is told by their consultant that their OA/TOF child can be discharged before the age of 16/18?
  • Is arithromycin a useful drug for someone with Barrett's? If it is, would that be in addition to a PPI?
  • For someone with Barrett’s does Gaviscon have its place with PPI, for example, last thing at night?
Professor Grant Fullarton, Associate Professor of Surgery and Consultant Surgeon at University of Glasgow and Glasgow Royal Infirmary

 

 

Our Q&A sessions are FREE to TOFS' members and hosted over Zoom, become a member today to be first to find out about future events. Email info@tofs.org.uk for more information.

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