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Textbook of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

  • Authors: Anupam Sibal, Sarath Gopalan
  • ISBN: 9789351527404
  • Publisher: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
  • Edition: 1st
  • Publication Date: April 30, 2015
  • Format: Paperback – 504 pages
  • Language: English


Textbook of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition is a comprehensive and up-to-date resource covering disorders of the liver and digestive system.

This book is divided into three sections on gastroenterology, nutrition and hepatology respectively, encompassing 37 chapters. The book describes the pathophysiology of a range of paediatric disorders from diseases of the oesophagus and malnutrition, to chronic liver disease, as well as new genetic, metabolic and biochemical tests.

Novel therapies are discussed for treatment of diseases such as tyrosinemia and neonatal haemochromtosis, and the hepatology section describes improved treatment for Hepatitis B and C in relation to liver transplantation. New modalities in endoscopy such as endoscopic ultrasound and capsule endoscopy in gastrointestinal disorders are also covered in detail.

Enhanced by over 100 images and illustrations, Textbook of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition is an extensive guide to conditions of the digestive system and liver, which will assist postgraduates, paediatric gastroenterologists and other paediatricians in their practice.

Key Features
  • The Textbook of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition has been written keeping in mind the latest developments in the field.
  • Importance has been accorded to incorporating case scenarios which every pediatrician faces in daily practice.
  • Important topics have been discussed in a user-friendly, easy-to-read manner.
  • The textbook has to its credit many international and Indian authors who are authorities in their respective fields.
  • We hope that it will be useful to all readers in the day-to-day management of gastrointestinal nutritional and hepatobiliary disorders in children.
Table of Contents
  1. Gastroenterology
    1. Developmental Anatomy and Physiology of the Digestive Tract
    2. Approach to Common Gastrointestinal Symptoms and Signs
    3. Disorders of the Oesophagus
    4. Neuro-Gastroenterology and Motility Disorders
    5. Disorders of the Stomach and Small Intestine
    6. Acute Diarrhoea
    7. Chronic and Persistent Diarrhoea
    8. Celiac Disease
    9. Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    10. Disorders of the Pancreas
    11. Short Bowel Syndrome
    12. Surgical Disorders of Gastrointestinal Tract
  2. Nutrition
    1. Nutritional Assessment in Health and Disease
    2. Food Allergies
    3. Malnutrition
    4. Enteral Nutrition
    5. Parenteral Nutrition
    6. Probiotics in GI Disorders
  3. Hepatology
    1. Anatomy, Development and Physiology of the Hepatobiliary System
    2. Approach to Common Liver Symptoms and Signs
    3. Interpretation of Liver Function Tests
    4. Neonatal Cholestasis
    5. Acute Hepatitis
    6. Chronic Viral Hepatitis
    7. Autoimmune Hepatitis
    8. Wilson’s Disease
    9. Metabolic Disorders in the Infant
    10. Metabolic Disorders in the Older Child
    11. Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
    12. Chronic Liver Disease
    13. Surgical Disorders of the Hepatobiliary System
    14. Drug Induced Liver Injury
    15. Acute Liver Failure
    16. Portal Hypertension
    17. Liver Transplantation
    18. Liver Tumours
    19. The Liver in Systemic Illness
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