Textbook of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

A Comprehensive Guide to Practice

  • Stefano Guandalini
  • Anil Dhawan
  • David Branski

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxii
  2. Gastroenterology and Nutrition

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Agostino Nocerino, Stefano Guandalini
      Pages 3-12
    3. Natalia Nedelkopoulou, Evangelia Farmaki, Maesha Deheragoda, Babu Vadamalayan
      Pages 13-22
    4. Shailee Sheth, Ashish P. Desai
      Pages 35-39
    5. Christophe Dupont, Nicolas Kalach, Véronique Rousseau
      Pages 41-52
    6. Gianluca Terrin, Thibault Senterre, Jacques Rigo, Mario De Curtis
      Pages 53-71
    7. Thibault Senterre, Gianluca Terrin, Mario De Curtis, Jacques Rigo
      Pages 73-86
    8. Salvatore Cucchiara, Giovanni Di Nardo, Salvatore Oliva
      Pages 87-92
    9. Natalia Nedelkopoulou, Alberto Quaglia, Babu Vadamalayan
      Pages 93-103
    10. Yvan Vandenplas
      Pages 105-130
    11. Efstratios Saliakellis, Keith J. Lindley, Osvaldo Borrelli
      Pages 131-141
    12. Yvan Vandenplas
      Pages 157-158
    13. Alfredo Guarino, Eugenia Bruzzese
      Pages 159-169
    14. Vittoria Buccigrossi, Maria Immacolata Spagnuolo
      Pages 171-183
    15. Margot L. Herman, Christina M. Surawicz
      Pages 185-193
    16. Jai K. Das, Christopher Duggan, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta
      Pages 195-202
    17. Andrea Lo Vecchio, Antonietta Giannattasio, Alfredo Guarino
      Pages 203-214

About this book


This textbook provides a comprehensive and state-of-the-art overview of the major issues specific to the field of pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition. The first part of the book, Gastroenterology and Nutrition, presents in a systematic way the overall scope of issues encountered by children (newborn to teenagers) suffering from disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, pancreas and/or presenting nutritional issues. These chapters are structured in logical sections to facilitate consultation and include major topics ranging from congenital disorders to gastrointestinal problems of the newborn, infectious diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, and approach to nutritional problems in the various pediatric ages. The second part of the book, Hepatology, is articulated in a series of chapters which present a comprehensive review of congenital and acquired disorders of the biliary tract and liver. This section also includes a critical analysis of available diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and future perspectives. 
Written by experts in the field, Textbook of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition: A Comprehensive Guide to Practice constitutes a much needed, innovative resource combining updated, reliable and comprehensive information with agile consultation for a streamlined approach to the care of children with such disorders.


Budd Chiari Syndrome Congenital Disorders Diseases of the Esophagus Malabsorption Syndromes Neoplastic Disorders Neurogastroenterology

Editors and affiliations

  • Stefano Guandalini
    • 1
  • Anil Dhawan
    • 2
  • David Branski
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsUniversity of ChicagoChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Clinical Director Child Health King’s College HospitalProfessor and Director Pediatric Liver, GI and Nutrition CenterLondonUnited Kingdom
  3. 3.Department of PediatricsHebrew University Hadassah HospitalJerusalemIsrael

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-17168-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-17169-2
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