IAP Specialty Series on Pediatric Gastroenterology

by Ashish Bavdekar, John Matthai, Malathi Sathiyasekaran, SK Yachha

The book Pediatric Gastroenterology provides guidelines and established protocols on disease management of gastroenterology with evidence-based authentic and uniform information that may be helpful for pediatricians and students in their everyday practices. It includes detailed information on various gastroenterology diseases such as malnutrition, Indian childhood cirrhosis, abdominal pain, diarrhea, celiac disease, intestinal parasites, pancreatitis, liver disease (like acute hepatic failure, chronic liver disorders), portal hypertension metabolic disorders (like Wilson’s disease, glycogen storage diseases) and neonatal jaundice. All these disorders are discussed in detail along with its etiology, epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical features, diagnosis and management. Most of these disorders can be diagnosed by liver function tests, imaging studies (ultrasound, CT scan, MRI), liver biopsy, etc., and can be managed by dietary modifications, medical therapy and pharmacotherapy and in severe cases liver transplantation may be required.


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Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Bavdekar Ashish
KEM Hospital, Pune, India
2. Matthai John
PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Peelamedu, Coimbatore, India
3. Sathiyasekaran Malathi
Kanchi Kamakoti CHILDS Trust Hospital and Sundaram Medical Foundation, Dr Rangarajan Memorial Hospital, Chennai, India
4. Yachha SK Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
ISBN 9789350903698
Speciality Pediatrics, Gastroenterology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/11880
Edition 2/e
Publishing Year 2013
Pages 320
Book Type Professional


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