Textbook of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition is a comprehensive and up-to-date resource covering disorders of the liver and digestive system.
This book is divided into three sections on gastroenterology, nutrition and hepatology respectively, encompassing 37 chapters. The book describes the pathophysiology of a range of paediatric disorders from diseases of the oesophagus and malnutrition, to chronic liver disease, as well as new genetic, metabolic and biochemical tests.
Novel therapies are discussed for treatment of diseases such as tyrosinemia and neonatal haemochromtosis, and the hepatology section describes improved treatment for Hepatitis B and C in relation to liver transplantation. New modalities in endoscopy such as endoscopic ultrasound and capsule endoscopy in gastrointestinal disorders are also covered in detail.
Enhanced by over 100 images and illustrations, Textbook of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition is an extensive guide to conditions of the digestive system and liver, which will assist postgraduates, paediatric gastroenterologists and other paediatricians in their practice.
- 37 chapters covering a range of disorders of the digestive system and liver
- Introduces new therapies and treatment modalities
- 100+ images and illustrations