Gastroesophageal Reflux in Children

GER in Children
 
 
Springer (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 11. August 2018
 
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • X, 376 Seiten
978-3-319-86911-7 (ISBN)
 

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.

Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2017
  • Englisch
  • Cham
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  • Schweiz
Springer International Publishing
  • Für Beruf und Forschung
  • 24 farbige Abbildungen, 14 s/w Abbildungen, 25 farbige Tabellen
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  • 25 Tables, color; 24 Illustrations, color; 14 Illustrations, black and white; X, 376 p. 38 illus., 24 illus. in color.
  • Höhe: 23.5 cm
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  • Breite: 15.5 cm
  • 797 gr
978-3-319-86911-7 (9783319869117)
10.1007/978-3-319-60678-1
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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.


"The purpose is to provide a comprehensive resource on GER in children. ... It is intended specifically for pediatric GI practitioners. The book meets the needs of the intended audience by compiling all aspects of GER in children into one reference. ... This is comprehensive review of gastroesophageal reflux in children and therefore accomplishes the goal of providing a single resource on this condition." (Vincent Biank, Doody's Book Reviews, January, 2018)
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.
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