Pediatric Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease (5th Revised edition)

Pediatric Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease (5th Revised edition)

By: Marsha Kay (author), Robert Wyllie (author), Jeffrey S. Hyams (author)Hardback

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Consult the leading text in the field that delivers the information you need to diagnose and treat pediatric gastrointestinal and liver diseases effectively. In one convenient and comprehensive volume, Drs. Robert Wyllie, Jeffrey S. Hyams, and Marsha Kay provide all the latest details on the most effective new therapies, new drugs, and new techniques in the specialty. In addition, the new two-color design throughout helps you find what you need quickly and easily. Full-color endoscopy images to help improve your visual recognition Definitive guidance from renowned international contributors who share their knowledge and expertise in this complex field Detailed diagrams that accurately illustrate complex concepts and provide at-a-glance recognition of disease processes More than 400 board review-style questions, answers, and rationales available in the eBook included with your purchase New therapies for hepatitis B and C, new drugs for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease, and an expanded discussion of the newest endoscopic and motility techniques available for pediatric patients The most current information on diagnosing and treating abnormalities of protein, fat, and carbohydrate metabolism New chapters on pancreatic transplantation and liver pathology The latest surgical techniques for children with gastrointestinal conditions


SECTION 1 BIOLOGIC ASPECTS OF GASTROINTESTINAL FUNCTION 1. Development of the Gastrointestinal Tract 2. Basic Aspects of Digestion and Absorption 3. Bile Acid Physiology and Alterations in the Enterohepatic Circulation 4. Indigenous Flora 5. Gastrointestinal Mucosal Immunology and Mechanisms of Inflammation SECTION 2 CLINICAL PROBLEMS 6. Chronic Abdominal Pain of Childhood and Adolescence 7. Approach to the Child with a Functional Gastrointestinal Disorder 8. Vomiting and Nausea 9. Diarrhea 10. Colic and Gastrointestinal Gas 11. Functional Constipation and incontinence 12. Failure to Thrive/Growth Faltering 13. Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage 14. Obesity 15. Eating Disorders in Children and Adolescents 16. Jaundice 17. Ascities 18. Caustic Ingestion and Foreign Bodies 19. Developmental Anatomy and Physiology of the Esophagus SECTION 3 THE ESOPHAGUS 20. Congenital Malformations of the Esophagus 21. Gastroesophageal Reflux 22. Achalasia and Other Motor Disorders 23. Other Diseases of the Esophagus SECTION 4 THE STOMACH 24. Developmental Anatomy and Physiology of the Stomach 25. Congenital Anomalies and Surgical Disorders of the Stomach 26. Gastritis, Gastropathy, and Ulcer Disease 27. Helicobacter Pylori in Childhood 28. Gastric Motility Disorders 29. Bezoars SECTION 5 THE SMALL AND LARGE INTESTINES 30. Anatomy and Physiology of the Small and Large Intestines 31. Maldigestion and Malabsorption 32. Protracted Diarrhea 33. Protein-Losing Enteropathy 34. Celiac Disease 35. Short Bowel Syndrome 36. Intestinal and Multivisceral Transplantation: An update in the milieu of gut rehabilitation 37. Allergic and Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disease 38. Infectious Diarrhea 39. Enteric Parasites 40. Gastrointestinal manifestations of immunodeficiency 41. Pediatric Polyposis Syndromes 42. Crohn's Disease 43. Ulcerative Colitis in Children and Adolescents 44. Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction 45. Neonatal Necrotizing Enterocolitis 46. Disorders of the Anorectum: Fissures, Fistulas, Prolapse, Hemorrhoids, Tags 47. Neoplasms of the Gastrointestinal Tract 48. Neoplasms of the Liver 49. Other Diseases of the Small Intestine and Colon 50. Appendicitis SECTION 6 PEDIATRIC SURGICAL DISORDERS 51. Intussusception in Infants and Children 52. Inguinal Hernias and Hydroceles 53. Meckel's Diverticulum and Other Omphalomesenteric Duct Remnants 54. Hirschsprung's Disease 55. Imperforate Anus 56. Abnormal Rotation and Fixation of the Intestine 57. Atresia and Stenosis of the Bowel 58. Newborn Abdominal Wall Defects 59. Stomas of the Small and Large Intestine SECTION 7 GASTROINTESTINAL PROCEDURES 60. Esophagogastroduodenoscopy and Related Techniques 61. Colonoscopy, Polypectomy, and Related Techniques 62. Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography 63. Capsule Endoscopy and Small Bowel Enteroscopy 64. Gastrointestinal Motility Procedures 65. Gastrointestinal Pathology SECTION 8 THE LIVER AND BILE DUCTS 66. Liver Pathology 67. Developmental Anatomy and Physiology of the Liver and Bile Ducts 68. Neonatal Hepatitis 69. Biliary Atresia and Neonatal Disorders of the Bile Ducts 70. Pediatric Cholestatic Liver Disease 71. Mitochondrial Hepatopathies: Disorders of Fatty Acid Oxidation and the Respiratory Chain 72. Abnormalities of Hepatic Protein Metabolism 73. Abnormalities of Carbohydrate Metabolism and the Liver 74. Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease 75. Acute and Chronic Hepatitis 76. Portal Hypertnesion 77. Liver Failure 78. Liver Transplantation in Children 79. Diseases of the Gallbladder SECTION 9 THE PANCREAS 80. Pancreatic Development 81. Cystic Fibrosis and Congenital Anomalies of the Exocrine Pancreas 82. Pancreatitis 83. Total Pancreatectomy with Islet Auotransplantation and Pancreatic Allotransplantation 84. Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors 85. Infant and Toddler Nutrition SECTION 10 NUTRITION 86. Nutritional Assessment 87. Tubes for Enteric Access 88. Parenteral Nutrition 89. Enteral Nutrition 90. Management of Diarrhea 91. Effects of Digestive Diseases on Bone Metabolism 92. Nutrition and Feeding for Children with Developmental Disabilities

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  • ISBN13: 9780323240994
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1216
  • ID: 9780323240994
  • ISBN10: 0323240992
  • edition: 5th Revised edition

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