Neonatology: Questions and Controversies Series - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781416031604

Neonatology: Questions and Controversies Series

1st Edition

Gastroenterology and Nutrition

Authors: Josef Neu Josef Neu
Hardcover ISBN: 9781416031604
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 1st April 2008
Page Count: 384
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Table of Contents

Section 1: Scientific Overview and Developmental Perspectives


1.Gastrointestinal Development: Morphogenesis and Molecular Mechanisms

Robert Montgomery, PhD


2. Deitary Regulation of Gene Expression

Ian Sanderson, MD


3. The Exocrine Pancreas

Steven Werlin, MD
Alan Mayer, MD PhD


4. Innate Immunity and Epithelial Biology: Special Considerations in the Neonatal Gut

Patricia Lin, MD
Andrew S. Neish


5. The intestinal Microbiota and the Microbiome

Erika Claud, MD
W. Allan Walker, MD


6. Intestinal Barrier Function: Implications For the Neonate and Beyond

Ricardo Caicedo, MD
Martha Douglas-Escobar, MD
Nan Li, MD
Josef Neu, MD


7. Intestine as a Neuroendocrine organ

Carol Lynn Berseth, MD


8. Trophic Factors In the Neonatal Gastrointestinal Tract

Douglas G Burrin, PhD
Michael Janeczko, MD


9. Cholestasis in Neonates and Infants

Michael K. Davis, MD
Joel M. Andres, MD


Section 2: Nutrition


10. Regulation of Protein Synthesis and Proteolysis in the Neonate by Feeding
Tracy Gautsch Anthony, PhD
Susan Hazels Mitmesser, PhD


11. Non-Invasive Techniques to Monitor Nutrition in Neonates

Dominique Darmaun , MD
Jean-Christophe Rozé , MD


12. Nutritional Requirements of the Very Low Birthweight Infant

Patti J. Thureen, MD
William W. Hay, Jr., MD


13. Controversies in Neonatal Nutrition: Macro and Micronutrients
Frank R. Greer, MD


14. Diverse Roles of Lipids in Neonatal Physiology and Development

Nancy Auestad, PhD


Section 3: Select Clinical Entities


15. Necrotizing Enterocolitis: Pathogenesis, Clinical Care and Prevention
Josef Neu, M.D.
Martha Douglas-Escobar, M.D.


16. Short Bowel Syndrome

J. Marc Rhoads, MD


17. Adult Consequences of Neonatal and Fetal Nutrition: Mechanisms

Robert Lane, M.D.,
Clotilde desRobert
Kjersti Aagaard-Tillery,
Nichole Mitchell


18. Short Bowel Syndrome and Intestinal Tissue Engineering

Mike K. Chen, MD


Description

This exciting new reference brings you information about the most controversial gastroenterology and nutrition challenges you face in your practice. The book confidently tackles these subjects and gives seasoned advice on the latest diagnostic and treatment strategies using evidence-based medicine wherever possible. It gives you the latest information you need to keep pace with the fast-paced, dynamic environment of neonatology.

Key Features

  • Addresses controversial topics head on, so you can decide how to handle these difficult practice issues.
  • Serves as the bridge between the latest cutting-edge research and its application to clinical practice.
  • Assembles a world-class group of neonatologists, representing the true leaders of the specialty, to ensure the most authoritative content available.

Details

No. of pages:
384
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Hardcover ISBN:
9781416031604

About the Authors

Josef Neu Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, H. Hillis Miller Health Center, University of Florida College of Medicine Gainesville, FL

Josef Neu Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, H. Hillis Miller Health Center, University of Florida College of Medicine Gainesville, FL