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Nutritional Management of Digestive Disorders




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ISBN 9781420086546
Published August 16, 2010 by CRC Press
410 Pages 35 B/W Illustrations

 
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Book Description

Thanks to new tools of research and the heightened scientific rigor with which they are applied, medical science has reached a far more heightened understanding of nutrition’s complex relation with digestive disease.

Nutritional Management of Digestive Disorders bring together the contributions of leading experts in nutrition and digestion to provide readers with a concise yet thorough record of the advances made in this area of research. In addition to discussing traditional areas of nutrition, it presents essential findings on more recent and novel therapies.

Specific Therapeutic Approaches to Specific Digestive Concerns

Among the specific topics, it describes celiac disease and eosinophilic esophagitis and their management through diet. It considers the role of nutrition in treating acute pancreatitis and liver disease, the role of macro- and micronutrients in preventing colon cancer, and the role of nutrition and dietary supplements in inflammatory bowel disease. Among emerging topics, it considers —

  • Guidelines for the use of probiotics to ease irritable bowel syndrome and antibiotic-associated diarrhea
  • Bariatric surgery for the treatment of obesity
  • Short bowel syndrome and small intestinal transplantation
  • Expanding metal stents used to overcome malignant obstructions of the upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract
  • Nutrition’s role in treating acute pancreatitis and liver disease

Chapters in the book are dedicated to modern approaches to nutritional assessment, parenteral nutrition, and home nutritional support. Putting those recent developments into perspective, the book begins with a chapter that recounts the history of nutritional therapy in gastrointestinal disorders. Offering a cutting edge look at the field, Nutritional Management of Digestive Disorders provides researchers with critical data needed to conduct further research, while also providing clinicians with a look at new approaches to effective treatment.

Table of Contents

The History of Medical Nutrition Therapy in the Treatment of Gastrointestinal Disorders, L. S. Harkness
Assessment of Nutritional Status, L. E. Matarese
Management of Disorders of Deglutition, R. F. Porter and C. Prakash Gyawali
Eosinophilic Esophagitis,  A. M. Schoepfer and A. Straumann
Management of Chronic Nausea and Vomiting, G. S. Sayuk and C. Prakash Gyawali
Celiac Disease, P. D. Howdle
Probiotics in Irritable Bowel Syndrome, E. M. M. Quigley and F. Shanahan
The Role of Nutrition in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Food for Thought, G. E. Mullin, M. Munsell, and A. Davison
Probiotics for Antibiotic-Associated Diarrhea and Clostridium Difficile-Associated Disease, M. Guslandi
Endoscopic Enteral Access and Enteral Nutrition, W. A. Qureshi and C. Redel
Self-Expanding Metallic Stents in the Management of Malignant Esophageal, Gastric Outlet, and Duodenal Obstructions, F. W. Chan and P. A. Jamidar
Management of Chronic Malabsorption, P. Tiwari, M. Kaur, and B. Banerjee
Total Parenteral Nutrition: Theory and Application in Hospitalized Patients, D.Reeds
Home Nutrition Support, C. Ireton-Jones and D.S. Seres
Intestinal Failure and Liver Disease Related to Parenteral Nutrition and Intestinal Transplantation, K. Khan
Nutrition in Acute Pancreatitis, R. F. Meier and R. Martindale
Nutrition in Liver Disease, M. Plauth and T. Schütz
Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, K. M. Korenblat
Weight Management Strategies,  S. Sullivan
Bariatric Surgery, A. Freitas and J. F. Sweeney
Obesity and Gastrointestinal Cancers, Y. Nguyen and B. Banerjee
Nutrition and Colon Cancer Prevention, P. Protiva

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