Reflux

  


Reflux

What is this nasty pain causing problem. How can we best treat the problem. How does it affect daily life and what can be the effects (usually not good!), but rest assured; it can be treated quite effectively once you diagnose that there is Reflux.Solving the pain for your Cornelia will be one of the biggest gains in your quest for happiness and at least 10 smiles a day.This session is recommended for all young families as being well informed about reflux is very important

Meet our experts

We are doing our best to invite those from around the world that can give you the insights you hope for. Both professors, teachers, experienced parents or siblings will discuss the topics for the best quality of life possible. Our motto; TOGETHER!

Angelo Selicorni

Angelo Selicorni

has been involved in the diagnosis and in the medical follow-up of patients with genetic syndromes like Cornelia de Lange syndrome since 1990. He is working at Telethon and wrote many articles and other publications on CdLS and other genetic syndromes and is pediatric expert on gastro-oesofageal reflux disease in CdLS

He is a pediatrician and medical geneticist working in a pediatric department at ASST Lariana, Como, Italy. 

medical director of the Italian CdLS support group, the past president and still board member of the Scientific Advisory Council of the CdLS World Federation. 

Peter Gillett

Peter Gillett

Peter is a Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh Scotland. His training was in Newcastle and Edinburgh and the Children’s Hospital in Vancouver and took up his current post in 2001. His interests are coeliac disease, upper GI and small bowel disorders, endoscopy and constipation and its improved management, informatics, education and engagement with colleagues and families to make holistic management more consistent and responsive.

He established the SE Scotland regional paediatric coeliac service in 2001 and has been an Advisor to Coeliac UK for over 10 years and sits on their Health Advisory Council. He was a member of the Scottish Government Group developing the Gluten-Free Food Service and was a member of the NICE Coeliac Disease NG20 group, currently chairs the BSPGHAN Coeliac working group and co-leads the Scottish Government new coeliac strategy which aims to provide optimal diagnostics and ongoing management for patients with CdLS.

He has an interest in GI problems in neurodevelopmental disorders and is a specialist advisor to Cornelia de Lange UK and Ireland and the CdLS World Federation and is the UK Medical Director. He was a member of the international guideline group and helped develop the guidelines for management of medical and surgical issues in CdLS published in 2018. His goal is to help improve other health care professional’s awareness of CdLS specific issues and generic GI problems in neurodisability.

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