Gastroesophageal Reflux in Children

GER in Children

Editors: Vandenplas, Yvan (Ed.)

  • Provides comprehensive up-to-date overview of GER in children
  • Sheds new light on a topic of increasing importance
  • Covers general aspects of reflux disease as well as GER in special patient populations 
  • Writen by leading authorities in the field
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About this book

This book provides a comprehensive overview of Gastroesophageal reflux (GER) in children, discussing its epidemiology, pathophysiology diagnosis and treatments. Readers will discover diverse perspectives of the contributing authors and extensive discussions of issues including GER in special patient populations and current approaches to GER diagnosis and management.

The first part of the book is dedicated to introducing the condition, discussing epidemiology, symptoms and diagnosis. This is followed by addressing issues of the condition encountered in special patient populations such as in preterm infants, apnea, neulorogic patients and cystic fibrosis, among others. The final part of the book is dedicated to therapeutic approaches from meditation to surgery and alternative approaches such as complementary medicine and hypnotherapy. The approaches and challenges in endoscopy are discussed in a final chapter.

Edited by a leading world expert i

n the topic and written by a global team of authors, this book will appeal to a wide readership from pediatricians, gastroenterologists to pulmonologists, otolaryngologists and neurologists.For the first time, information on GER in patients 0--15 years is brought together in one volume, discussing all the key issues that for experts.

About the authors

Yvan Vandenplas did his medical studies at the ”Vrije Universiteit Brussel” and trained in  pediatrics (1981‑1986) at the same University. He became Head of the Unit for Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition in 1987 and is Head of the Department of Pediatrics, at the Univerity Hospital Brussels (UZ Brussel) and has the Chair of Pediatrics since 1994. His Ph. D. Thesis was on "Oesophageal pH monitoring for Gastro‑Oesophageal Reflux in Infants and Children" in April 1991. He has more than  400 publications listed in Medline. He is the leading author of the 2009 guidelines of the North-American and European Societies of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, and will also be so for the updated version that will be published in 2017.

Table of contents (26 chapters)

  • Epidemiology

    Salvatore, Silvia (et al.)

    Pages 1-14

  • Pathophysiology of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

    Nurko, Samuel

    Pages 15-25

  • Esophageal Clearance in Gastroesophageal Reflux

    Hassan, Maheen (et al.)

    Pages 27-49

  • Symptoms

    Quitadamo, Paolo (et al.)

    Pages 51-61

  • Diagnosis of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

    Vandenplas, Yvan

    Pages 63-74

Buy this book

eBook $119.00
price for USA (gross)
valid through November 5, 2017
  • ISBN 978-3-319-60678-1
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $159.00
price for USA
valid through November 5, 2017
  • ISBN 978-3-319-60677-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Gastroesophageal Reflux in Children
Book Subtitle
GER in Children
Editors
  • Yvan Vandenplas
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-60678-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-60678-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-60677-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 376
Number of Illustrations and Tables
14 b/w illustrations, 24 illustrations in colour
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