Pediatric Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease

3rd Edition

Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, Management

Editors: Robert Wyllie Jeffrey Hyams Marsha Kay
Hardcover ISBN: 9780721639246
eBook ISBN: 9781437713169
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 12th June 2006
Page Count: 1348

Description

Here's everything you need to treat the full range of pediatric GI and liver diseases...in a convenient, concise single source. Drs Wyllie and Hyams - along with more than 80 experts in the field - bring you a clinically focused reference featuring a uniform chapter organization and a wealth of illustrations and diagrams to make guidance easy to both find and apply.

Key Features

  • Offers a bonus web site featuring 500 case-study, self-assessment questions - with answers - along with color clinical images, to help you test your knowledge.
  • Presents abundant explanatory diagrams which clarify complex concepts.
  • Features a signs-oriented section, making diagnosis easier and guiding you to detailed disease-specific sections.
  • Integrates pathophysiology, clinical evidence, and patient-oriented information throughout.

Table of Contents

SECTION ONE BIOLOGIC ASPECTS OF GASTROINTESTINAL FUNCTION

Chapter 1. Development of the Gastrointestinal Tract
Chapter 2. Basics Aspects of Digestion and Absorption
Chapter 3. Bile Acid Physiology and alterations in the Enterohepatic Circulation
Chapter 4. Indigenous Flora
Chapter 5. Gastrointestinal Motility
Chapter 6. Mucosal Immunology and Mechanisms of Inflammation

SECTION TWO CLINICAL PROBLEMS

Chapter 7. Chronic Abdominal Pain of Childhood and Adolescence
Chapter 8. Nausea and Vomiting
Chapter 9. Diarrhea
Chapter 10. Colic and Intestinal Gas
Chapter 11. Constipation and Encopresis
Chapter 12. Failure to Thrive
Chapter 13. Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
Chapter 14. Eating Disorders and Obesity
Chapter 15. Jaundice
Chapter 16. Ascites
Chapter 17. Caustic Ingestion and Foreign Bodies

SECTION THREE THE ESOPHAGUS

Chapter 18. Developmental Anatomy and Physiology of the Esophagus
Chapter 19. Congential Malformations of the Esophagus
Chapter 20. Gastroesophageal Reflux
Chapter 21. Achalasia and Other Motor Disorders
Chapter 22. Other Disease of the Esophagus

SECTION FOUR THE STOMACH

Chapter 23. Developmental Anatomy and Physiology of the Stomach
Chapter 24. Pyloric Stenosis and Congenital Anomalies of the Stomach and Duodenum
Chapter 25. Gastritis and Ulcers in Children
Chapter 26. Gastropathies: Pathophysiology and Clinical Features
Chapter 27. Gastric Motility Disorders
Chapter 28. Bezoars

SECTION FIVE THE SMALL AND LARGE INTESTINE

Chapter 29. Developmental Anatomy and Physiology of the Small and Large Intestine
Chapter 30. Maldigestion and Malabsorption
Chapter 31. Protracted Diarrhea
Chapter 32. Protein-Losing Enteropathy
Chapter 33. Celiac Disease
Chapter 34. Short Bowel Syndrome
Chapter 35. Allergic Bowel Disease and Eosinophil

Details

No. of pages:
1348
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781437713169
Hardcover ISBN:
9780721639246

About the Editor

Robert Wyllie

Affiliations and Expertise

Chief of Medical Operations, Associate Chief of Staff, Cleveland Clinic, Professor of Pediatrics, Lerner College of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, Ohio

Jeffrey Hyams

Affiliations and Expertise

Head, Division of Digestive Diseases, Hepatology, and Nutrition, Connecticut Children's Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut; Professor of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut

Marsha Kay

Affiliations and Expertise

Chair, Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Director, Pediatric Endoscopy, Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio