Information, Education, Support and Advocacy for
Families, Children, Teens and Adults Who Are Living With The Challenges of
Congenital Anorectal, Colorectal or Urogenital Disorders


Information Resources

Italian Association for Anorectal Malformations

Italian Association for Anorectal Malformations

CORD - Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders

CORD is Canada's national network for organizations representing all those with rare disorders. CORD provides a strong common voice to advocate for health policy and a healthcare system that works for those with rare disorders.

eMedicine from WebMD

Launched in 1996, comprises the largest and most current Clinical Knowledge Base available to physicians and other healthcare professionals. Nearly 10,000 physician authors and editors contribute to the eMedicine Clinical Knowledge

IFFGD - International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders

IFFGD, the International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders, is a registered nonprofit education and research organization founded in 1991. IFFGD addresses the issues surrounding life with gastrointestinal (GI) functional and motility disorders.

Medical On-line Australia

Medical Online is a site designed to put both health care professionals and the general public in contact with medical information.


MEDLINE Plus brings together authoritative information from the US National Library of Medicine, US National Institutes of Health, and other government agencies and health-related organizations.

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC)

The National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC) is an information dissemination service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). The NIDDK is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), which is part of the US Department of Health and Human Services.

National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse

NKUDIC was established in 1987 to increase knowledge and understanding about diseases of the kidneys and urologic system among people with these conditions and their families, health care professionals, and the general public. To carry out this mission, NKUDIC works closely with a coordinating panel of representative from Federal agencies; voluntary organizations on the national level; professional groups; and State health departments to identify and respond to informational needs about kidney and urologic diseases.

National Kidney Foundation

The National Kidney Foundation, Inc., a major voluntary health organization, seeks to prevent kidney and urinary tract diseases, improve the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by these diseases, and increase the availability of all organs for transplantation.

NORD - National Organization for Rare Disorders

The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD), a 501(c)3 organization, is a unique federation of voluntary health organizations dedicated to helping people with rare "orphan" diseases and assisting the organizations that serve them.

Personal Experiences and Notes On the Care of a Child With Imperforate Anus

This is an extensive document compiled by a member of Pull-thru Network from notes, saved posts to the PTN listserv, and information from the PTN newsletter. is a patient education site written and reviewed by urology experts in partnership with the American Urological Association Foundation. Visitors can search by choosing from adult or pediatric conditions, or by entering a condition in the search option.

Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society

The WOCN Society is a professional nursing society which supports its members by promoting educational, clinical and research opportunities to advance the practice and guide the delivery of expert health care to individuals with wounds, ostomies and incontinence.

Entrez PubMed

PubMed is a service of the US National Library of Medicine that includes over 19 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950's. Citation may include links to full-text articles from PubMed central or publisher website.