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Pediatric gastrointestinal and liver disease [electronic resource] : pathophysiology, diagnosis, management /
editors, Robert Wyllie, Jeffrey S. Hyams ; associate editor, Marsha Kay.
edition
3rd ed.
imprint
[Philadelphia] : Saunders Elsevier, 2006.
description
xi, 1312 p., [20] p. of plates : ill. ; 29 cm.
ISBN
0721639240, 9780721639246
format(s)
Book
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imprint
[Philadelphia] : Saunders Elsevier, 2006.
isbn
0721639240
9780721639246
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
general note
Rev. ed. of: Pediatric gastrointestinal disease. 2nd ed. 1999.
catalogue key
8205022
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Reviews
Review Quotes
REVIEW OF LAST EDITION: "Highly recommended...An excellent reference source when dealing with both common and complicated G.I. cases." - Emergency and Office Pediatrics
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Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
This is a comprehensive, clinically oriented review of gastroenterology and liver diseases in children. This revised and updated edition places a stronger emphasis on clinical issues.
Long 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.
Main 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. 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. Presents eight new chapters for expanded coverage on the pediatric liver. Offers a new appendix of pediatric drug dosages, to assist you in prescribing "off label." With over 80 additional contributing experts.
Table of Contents
Biologic Aspects of Gastrointestinal function
Development of the Gastrointestinal Tract
Basics Aspects of Digestion and Absorption
Bile Acid Physiology and alterations in the Enterohepatic Circulation
Indigenous Flora
Gastrointestinal Motility
Mucosal Immunology and Mechanisms of Inflammation
Clinical Problems
Chronic Abdominal Pain of Childhood and Adolescence
Nausea and Vomiting
Diarrhea
Colic and Intestinal Gas
Constipation and Encopresis
Failure to Thrive
Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
Eating Disorders and Obesity
Jaundice
Ascites
Caustic Ingestion and Foreign Bodies
The Esophagus
Developmental Anatomy and Physiology of the Esophagus
Congential Malformations of the Esophagus
Gastroesophageal Reflux
Achalasia and Other Motor Disorders
Other Disease of the Esophagus
The Stomach
Developmental Anatomy and Physiology of the Stomach
Pyloric Stenosis and Congenital Anomalies of the Stomach and Duodenum
Gastritis and Ulcers in Children
Gastropathies: Pathophysiology and Clinical Features
Gastric Motility Disorders
Bezoars
The Small and Large Intestine
Developmental Anatomy and Physiology of the Small and Large Intestine Chapter 30. Maldigestion and Malabsorption
Protracted Diarrhea
Protein-Losing Enteropathy
Celiac Disease
Short Bowel Syndrome
Allergic Bowel Disease and Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis
Infectious Diarrhea
Enteric Parasites
Gastrointestinal Manifestations of Primary Immunodeficiencies
Gastrointestinal Complications of Secondary Immunodeficiency Syndromes
Crohns Disease
Ulcerative Colitis in children and adolescents
Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-obstruction
Neonatal Necrotizing Enterocolitis
Appendicitis
Intussusception in Infants and Children
Inguinal Hernia and Hydrocele
Meckels Diverticulum and Other Omphalomesenteric Duct Remnants
Hirschsprungs Disease
Imperforate Anus
Abnormal Rotation and Fixation of the Intestine
Small and Large Bowel Atresias
Anterior Abdominal Wall Defects
Stomas of the Small and Large Intestine
Disorders of the Anorectum (Fissures, Fistulae, Prolapse, Hemorrhoids, Tags) Chapter 55. Neoplasms of the Gastrointestinal Tract
Other Disease of the Small Intestine and Colon
The Liver And Bile Ducts
Developmental Anatomy and Physiology of the Liver and Bile Ducts
Neonatal Hepatitis
Biliary Atresia and Neonatal Disorders of the Bile Ducts
Fatty Acid Oxidation Disorders
Abnormalities of Hepatic Protein Metabolism
Abnormalities of Carbohydrate Metabolism and the Liver
Acute and Chronic Hepatitis
Portal Hypertension
Liver Failure and Transplantation
Diseases of the Gallbladder
The Pancreas
Developmental Anatomy and Physiology of the Pancreas
Cystic Fibrosis and Congenital Anomalies of the exocrine Pancreas
Pancreatitis
Secretory Neoplasms of the Pancreas
Nutrition
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