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Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition in Clinical Practice

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ISBN 9780824705107
Published October 26, 2001 by CRC Press
896 Pages

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Book Description

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


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