About the Study


How old do patients have to be for study inclusion?

Patients must be between 10 and 18 years of age to be included in this study.

What types of procedures are included in this study?

Elective GI surgeries, including bowel resection, ileostomy and colostomy reversals, ileocecectomy, J pouch creation, and total colectomy, among many others. Procedures that are excluded are: exclusive perianal disease and emergent procedures.

If a patient has multiple GI surgeries planned, can the patient be enrolled in ENRICH-US for each surgery?

Yes. One patient can be enrolled in ENRICH-US multiple times, as long as they continue to meet the inclusion criteria. Each operative date represents a distinct opportunity to enroll the patient and their family in the study.