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Pediatric Neurogastroenterology

Gastrointestinal Motility and Functional Disorders in Children

Faure, Christophe, Di Lorenzo, Carlo, Thapar, Nikhil (Eds.)

2013, XXIV, 531 p. 71 illus., 42 illus. in color.

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  • Only volume in past decades dedicated solely to pediatric GI motility
  • Designed to be THE reference on Pediatric Neurogastroenterology
  • Written by experts in the field

Neurogastroenterology is devoted to studying "the interface of all aspects of the digestive system with the different branches of the nervous system." Over the past 15 years, advances in this field have greatly improved our understanding in primary functional and motility disorders in children. Neurogastroenterology has also begun to revolutionize our vision of "organic" diseases like inflammatory bowel disease, obesity, and diabetes, as well as microbial-host interactions. Major advances have also been achieved during these years in the knowledge of mechanisms of development of the enteric nervous system at the molecular level, allowing a better understanding of diseases related to developmental anomalies and opening perspectives to new treatments with stem cells.

Pediatric Neurogastroenterology: Gastrointestinal Motility and Functional Disorders in Children is dedicated to reporting the most accurate and recent knowledge in the field. Written by the world-renown experts, the book covers the field by providing a comprehensive and up-to-date review and practical guide to pediatric gastrointestinal motility and functional disorders for pediatricians, pediatric gastroenterologists, adult gastroenterologists and all professionals involved in the treatment of children with such disorders.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Aerophagia - Antroduodenal manometry - Biliary manometry - Enteric nervous system - Esophageal manometry - Gastrointestinal motility - Imperforate anus - Visceral sensitivity

Related subjects » Internal Medicine - Pediatrics

Table of contents 

Table of Contents

Part One:   Physiology and Development of Enteric Neuromuscular System and Gastrointestinal Motility

Chapter 1. Introduction to Gut Motility and Sensitivity
Chapter 2  Development of the Enteric Neuromuscular System
Chapter 3  Development of Gut Motility
Chapter 4  Visceral Sensitivity
Chapter 5  Inflammation, Microflora, Motility and Visceral Sensitivity
Chapter 6  Integration of Biomedical and Psychosocial Issues in Pediatric Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders
Chapter 7  Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders: An Anthropological Perspective

Part Two:  Motility and Sensory Testing

Chapter 8  Esophageal Manometry
Chapter 9  Antroduodenal Manometry
Chapter 10  Colonic Manometry
Chapter 11  Anorectal Manometry
Chapter 12  Esophageal pH and Impedance Monitoring
Chapter 13  Barostat and Other Sensitivity Tests
Chapter 14  Radionuclide Transit Tests
Chapter 15   Electrogastrography, Breath Tests, Ultrasonography, Transit Tests and Smartpill
Chapter 16  Autonomic Nervous System Testing

Part Three:  Disorders of Digestive Motility:  Developmental and Acquired Anomalies of Enteric Neuromuscular System

Chapter 17  Pathology of Enteric Neuromusculature
Chapter 18  Genetics of Motility Disorder:  Gastroesophageal Reflux, Triple A  Syndrome, Hirschsprung Disease, and Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction
Chapter 19  Feeding and Swallowing Disorders
Chapter 20  Esophageal Motor Disorders: Achalasia, Diffuse Esophageal Spasm, Nonspecific Motor Disorders, Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Chapter 21  Gastric Motor Disorders: Gastroparesis and Dumping Syndrome
Chapter 22  Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction
Chapter 23  Hirschsprung Disease
Chapter 24  Motility Problems in Developmental Disorders:  Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Williams Syndrome, Familial Dysautonomia, Mitochondrial Disorders

Part Four: Motility Disorders after Surgery and Developmental Anomalies of the Enteric Neuromuscular System Secondary to Anatomical Malformations

Chapter 25  Esophageal Atresia
Chapter 26  Imperforate Anus
Chapter 27  Small Bowel and Colonic Dysfunction after Surgery
Chapter 28  Gastric Function after Fundoplication

Part Five:  Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders

Chapter 29  History and Definition of the Rome Criteria
Chapter 30  Infant Regurgitation and Pediatric Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Chapter 31  Infant Colic
Chapter 32  Functional Diarrhea in Toddlers:  (Chronic Non-Specific Diarrhea)
Chapter 33  Functional Dyspepsia
Chapter 34  Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Chapter 35  Functional Abdominal Pain
Chapter 36  Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome:  Co-Morbidities and Treatment   
Chapter 37  Aerophagia
Chapter 38  Adolescent Rumination Syndrome
Chapter 39  Constipation
Chapter 40  Functional Fecal Incontinence

Part Six:  Treatments

Chapter 41  Drugs Acting on the Gut:  Prokinetics, Antispasmodics, Laxatives
Chapter 42  Gastric Electrical Stimulation
Chapter 43  Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Children with Functional Abdominal Pain
Chapter 44  Complementary and Alternative Treatments for Motility and Sensory Disorders
Chapter 45  Cellular Based Therapies for Pediatric GI Motility Disorders
Chapter 46  Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction Syndrome:  Surgical Approach and Intestinal Transplantation

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