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April 2019 - Volume 68 - Issue 4

  • Europe: Hania Szajewska, MD
    NA: Melvin B. Heyman, MD, MPH
  • 0277-2116
  • 1536-4801
  • 12 issues
  • 51/79 in Gastroenterology & Hepatology; 39/81 in Nutrition & Dietetics; 39/121 in Pediatrics
  • 2.752

JPGN is looking for volunteers to peer review articles. Peer reviewers are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (tm). To be considered as a reviewer, please send an email to with the following information: full name, email address, institution and CV. You will then receive an email invitation to log into JPGN's Editorial Manager site and update your profile.

Potential reviewers include fellows in Pediatric GI, Hepatology & Nutrition, practicing pediatric gastroenterologists, and post docs and scientists/investigators in related fields.

Current Issue Highlights


The Impact of Increased Allocation Priority for Children Awaiting Liver Transplant: A Liver Simulated Allocation Model (LSAM) Analysis

Perito, Emily R.; Mogul, Douglas B.; VanDerwerken, Douglas; More

Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 68(4):472-479, April 2019.



Decreased Fecal Bacterial Diversity and Altered Microbiome in Children Colonized With Clostridium difficile

Chen, Lea Ann; Hourigan, Suchitra K.; Grigoryan, Zoya; More

Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 68(4):502-508, April 2019.

Gastroenterology: Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Diseases

Pediatric Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Results of the European Retrospective Pediatric Eosinophilic Esophagitis Registry (RetroPEER)

Hoofien, Assaf; Dias, Jorge A.; Malamisura, Monica; More

Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 68(4):552-558, April 2019.


Chronic Pancreatitis: Pediatric and Adult Cohorts Show Similarities in Disease Progress Despite Different Risk Factors

Schwarzenberg, Sarah J.; Uc, Aliye; Zimmerman, Bridget; More

Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 68(4):566-573, April 2019.



A Phase I/IIa Trial of Intravenous Immunoglobulin Following Portoenterostomy in Biliary Atresia

Mack, Cara L.; Spino, Cathie; Alonso, Estella M.; More

Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 68(4):495-501, April 2019.



Gastroenterology: Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Inflammatory Bowel Diseases and School Absenteeism

Eloi, Clémentine; Foulon, Gauthier; Bridoux-Henno, Laure; More

Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 68(4):541-546, April 2019.

Gastroenterology: Celiac Disease

Pediatric Endoscopy and High-risk Patients: A Clinical Report From the NASPGHAN Endoscopy Committee

Lightdale, Jenifer R.; Liu, Quin Y.; Sahn, Benjamin; More

Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 68(4):595-606, April 2019.

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