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Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition in Clinical Practice

1st Edition

By Carlos H. Lifschitz

CRC Press

896 pages

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Covers endocopic procedures and common surgical operations of the gastrointestinal tract and liver!

Contains an overview of nutrition for normal and sick pediatric patients!

Examines the supply, digestion, absorption, and metabolic utilization of lipids and their importance for growth, body composition, health, and well-being!

Describing early detection and therapeutic approaches to hyperlipidemias in children and young adults, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition in Clinical Practice

  • reveals the latest findings on protein and calcium requirements

  • presents new information on specific nutrients used preferentially by the gut

  • supplies the rationale for the exclusive use of human milk in breastfeeding infants

  • explains the use of nucleotides in infant formulas and the emerging benefits of probiotics

  • offers an overview of recent research and clinical experience in the enteral nutrition of premature infants

  • details diagnoses and therapies for infants and children with severe feeding problems

  • gives critical insight into intravenous nutrition

  • considers the digestive enzymes and transporter proteins needed to absorb carbohydrates as well as the consequences of their deficiencies

    Addressing nutritional, metabolic, and mechanistic aspects of protein, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition in Clinical Practice is a comprehensive reference for pediatricians; pediatric gastroenterologists, hepatologists, and nutritionists; molecular biologists; geneticists; neonatologists; pathologists; and medical students in these disciplines.

  • Table of Contents


    New Knowledge About Protein

    Peter J. Reeds


    Berthold Koletzko

    Modulators of Gut Growth and Intestinal Well-Being

    Barbara Stoll and Douglas G. Burrin

    New Additions to Infant Formulas

    Angel Gil

    Micro-organisms Administered for the Benefit of the Host: Facts and Myths

    Yvan Vandenplas

    Breastfeeding: Current Recommendations and Management Issues

    Richard J. Schanler

    Calcium Intake Requirements of Infants, Children, and Adolescents

    Steven A. Abrams

    Feeding Strategies of the Premature/Sick Infant

    Josef Neu

    Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa

    Carmen Mikhail


    Andrew M. Tershakovec, Andrea S. Hiralall, and Virginia A. Stallings


    Tracy Harpel Laird and J. Timothy Bricker

    Failure to Thrive

    Jere Ziffer Lifshitz and Fima Lifshitz

    Feeding Disorders

    Carlos H. Lifschitz

    Carbohydrate Malabsorption

    Jan Dekker, Alexandra W. C. Einerhand, and Hans A. Büller

    A Rational Approach to Feeding Infants and Young Children with Acute Diarrhea

    Kenneth H. Brown

    Nutritional Support of the Chronically Ill Child

    Harland S. Winter and Jacqueline Madden

    Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition

    Robert J. Shulman and Sarah Phillips

    Nutrition in Disorders of Amino Acid Metabolism

    Marcello Giovannini, Carlo Agostini, and Enrica Riva


    Gastroesophageal Reflux

    Colin D. Rudolph

    Peptic Ulcer Disease and Gastritis

    Gisela Chelimsky, Beverly Barrett Dahms, and Steven J. Czinn

    Celiac Disease

    Isabel Polanco

    Chronic Abdominal Pain

    Donna K. Zeiter and Jeffrey S. Hyams

    Constipation and Encopresis

    Vera Loening-Baucke

    Motility Disorders

    Carlo Di Lorenzo

    Food Allergy

    Uzma Shah and W. A. Walker

    Gastrointestinal Bleeding

    William R. Treem

    Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    George Marx and Ernest G. Seidman

    Chronic Diarrhea

    John Angus Walker-Smith

    Short Bowel Syndrome

    Jon A. Vanderhoof and Rosemary J. Young

    Liver Disease

    Deirdre Anne Kelly

    Diseases of the Pancreas

    Kevin J. Gaskin

    Pediatric Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography, and Colonoscopy

    George Gershman and Marvin E. Ament

    Surgical Operations of the Gastrointestinal Tract

    Akira Okada and Akio Kubota


    Subject Categories

    BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
    MEDICAL / General
    MEDICAL / Gastroenterology
    MEDICAL / Pediatrics