CONSULTS THE EXPERTS

Renowned children’s hospitals and clinical research says

According to Mayo Clinic

A transit study is a recommended test for the most severe cases of constipation.1

In a Study by Boston Children’s Hospital

“Constipation is responsible for 3% of all primary care visits for children ... and the negative effect of the quality of life often persists into adulthood.”2

Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology Recommends

A transit study which “clearly separated constipated children with normal from delayed colonic transit ... This test can help the physician make appropriate therapeutic choices for children presently with constipation.”3

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References

Mayo Clinic - “Constipation in Children – Diagnosis” https://mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/constipation-in-children/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354248

Web Article Accessed April 2020

Boston Children’s Hospital - “Pediatric Constipation – Diagnosis”

https://childrensnational.org/visit/conditions-and-treatments/stomach-digestion-gi/constipation

Web Article Accessed April 2020

Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition “Colonic Transit in Constipated Children”

Rosenberg, A. J, Department of Pediatrics, East Carolina University School of Medicine

October 1997

SITZMARKS for KIDS is a Simplified Transit Time Test for pediatric patients.

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