Pediatric Neurogastroenterology

Gastrointestinal Motility and Functional Disorders in Children

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

  • Latest edition features extensively revised chapters
  • Covers new topics such as neurobiology of pain in children, functional oropharyngoesophageal assessment, dysautonomia, and psychotropic drugs
  • Written by world-renowned experts
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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.

About the authors

Christophe Faure, MDCHU Sainte-JustineDivision of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and NutritionMontreal, QuebecCanada
Nikhil Thapar, MD, PhDUCL Institute of Child Health, Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Division of Neurogastroenterology and Motility, Department of Paediatric GastroenterologyLondonUK
Carlo Di Lorenzo, MDNationwide Children’s HospitalDivision of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and NutritionColumbus, OHUSA  

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“This is a comprehensive and up-to-date review as well as practical guide to the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric gastrointestinal motility and functional disorders. … This is a valuable resource for pediatric gastroenterologists, adult gastroenterologists, pediatricians, and all professionals involved in the treatment and management of children with such disorders. … This book also includes many instructive illustrations, photographs, and tables that are very helpful in describing conditions related to this field of medicine.” (Brenton Rogers, Doody's Book Reviews, March, 2017)


Table of contents (43 chapters)

  • Introduction to Gut Motility and Sensitivity

    Faure, Christophe, M.D. (et al.)

    Pages 3-8

  • Development of the Enteric Neuromuscular System

    Heanue, Tiffany A., Ph.D. (et al.)

    Pages 9-19

  • Development of Gut Motility

    Beckett, Elizabeth A., Ph.D. (et al.)

    Pages 21-37

  • Visceral Sensitivity

    Faure, Christophe, M.D. (et al.)

    Pages 39-52

  • The Microbiome in Neurogastroenterology

    Preidis, Geoffrey A., M.D., Ph.D. (et al.)

    Pages 53-70

Buy this book

eBook $169.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-43268-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $99.00
$219.99 (listprice)
price for USA in USD
valid through September 30, 2018
  • ISBN 978-3-319-43266-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $219.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-82775-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Pediatric Neurogastroenterology
Book Subtitle
Gastrointestinal Motility and Functional Disorders in Children
Editors
  • Christophe Faure
  • Nikhil Thapar
  • Carlo Di Lorenzo
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-43268-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-43268-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-43266-3
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-82775-9
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XXII, 555
Number of Illustrations and Tables
32 b/w illustrations, 84 illustrations in colour
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