Pediatric Neurogastroenterology

Gastrointestinal Motility and Functional Disorders in Children

  • Christophe Faure
  • Nikhil Thapar
  • Carlo Di Lorenzo

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxii
  2. Physiology and Development of Enteric Neuromuscular System and Gastrointestinal Motility

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Christophe Faure, Nikhil Thapar, Carlo Di Lorenzo
      Pages 3-8
    3. Tiffany A. Heanue, Alan J. Burns
      Pages 9-19
    4. Elizabeth A. Beckett, Heather M. Young, Joel C. Bornstein, Sudarshan R. Jadcherla
      Pages 21-37
    5. Christophe Faure, Franziska Righini Grunder
      Pages 39-52
    6. Geoffrey A. Preidis, Bruno P. Chumpitazi, Robert J. Shulman
      Pages 53-70
  3. Motility and Sensory Testing

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 81-81
    2. Rossella Turco, Annamaria Staiano
      Pages 83-92
    3. Efstratios Saliakellis, Anna Rybak, Nikhil Thapar, Osvaldo Borrelli
      Pages 93-106
    4. Desale Yacob, Carlo Di Lorenzo
      Pages 107-116
    5. Claire Zar-Kessler, Jaime Belkind-Gerson
      Pages 117-128
    6. Nathalie Rommel
      Pages 129-134
    7. Eric Chiou, Rachel L. Rosen
      Pages 135-147
    8. Christophe Faure
      Pages 149-154
    9. Lorenzo Biassoni, Marina Easty, Osvaldo Borrelli
      Pages 155-168
    10. Gisela Chelimsky, Thomas C. Chelimsky
      Pages 181-187
  4. Disorders of Digestive Motility

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 189-189

About this book


This volume provides a comprehensive and up-to-date theoretical review and practical guide on pediatric gastrointestinal motility and functional disorders. The latest edition includes extensively revised and new chapters to reflect the rapidly growing field of pediatric neurogastroenterology. New topics covered include neurobiology of pain in children, functional oropharyngoesophageal assessment, dysautonomia, and psychotropic drugs. The text also features instructive illustrations, photographs, and tables.

Written by world-renown experts in the field, Pediatric Neurogastroenterology: Gastrointestinal Motility and Functional Disorders in Children, Second Edition is a valuable resource for pediatric gastroenterologists, adult gastroenterologists, pediatricians, and all professionals involved in the treatment and management of children with such disorders. 


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Editors and affiliations

  • Christophe Faure
    • 1
  • Nikhil Thapar
    • 2
  • Carlo Di Lorenzo
    • 3
  1. 1.Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and NutritionCHU Sainte-JustineMontrealCanada
  2. 2.Department of Paediatric GastroenterologyUCL Institute of Child HealthLondonUnited Kingdom
  3. 3.Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology, and NutritionNationwide Children’s HospitalColumbusUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-43266-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-43268-7
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