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Pediatric Gastroenterology
A Color Handbook

ISBN 9781840762020
Published May 12, 2014 by CRC Press
560 Pages 494 Color Illustrations

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Book Description

Highly Commended, BMA Medical Book Awards 2015

During the past 20 years, there has been an explosion of clinical, basic science, and translational research leading to a better understanding of the physiology and disease processes in the gastrointestinal system of children. Endoscopic techniques have improved, correlation of radiographic and biopsy findings with disease have become better defined, and advances in transplant care have led to markedly improved survival, even in the smallest of infants.

Pediatric Gastroenterology: A Color Handbook explores the entirety of pediatric gastroenterology, including the gastrointestinal tract, liver, pancreas, and associated nutrition, radiographic, and endoscopic considerations. It covers a large number of diverse topics and provides a basic overview of pediatric gastrointestinal disease.

The book presents multitude of endoscopic, histologic, and radiographic images as well as illustrations and metabolic pathways to convey a better understanding of disease processes. It also includes a list of recommended readings provided by the chapter authors, giving you a solid introduction to pediatric gastroenterology.

Table of Contents

Mouth and Pharynx


Stomach and Duodenum

Jejunum and Ileum



Colonic Disease

Gastrointestinal Bleeding and Therapeutics

Miscellaneous Conditions

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"…eloquently covers all the relevant aspects of pediatric gastroenterology. The figures, especially the endoscopic images, are of high quality and are the major strength of the handbook. I highly recommend this book…"
— Harland Winter, MD, Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School