Contributors vii

Preface xi

I Congenital Disorders

1 Microvillus inclusion disease and 1 epithelial dysplasia

Olivier Goulet, Nelly Youssef and

Frank M Ruemmele IV

2 Congenital problems of the 13 gastrointestinal tract Nigel Hall and Agostino Pierro

II Diseases of the Esophagus and Stomach

3 Infectious esophagitis 29 Salvatore Cucchiara and Osvaldo Borrelli

4 Gastroesophageal reflux disease 39 Yvan Vandenplas, Silvia Salvatore and Bruno Hauser

5 Achalasia 61 Carl-Christian A Jackson and Donald C Liu

6 Helicobacter pylori gastritis and 73 peptic ulcer disease Costantino De Giacomo

7 Other gastritides 95 Salvatore Cucchiara and Osvaldo Borrelli

11 Intestinal parasites 161 David Brewster

12 Post-infectious persistent 193 diarrhea in developing countries Zulfiqar A Bhutta

13 Small-bowel bacterial overgrowth 201 Mauro Batista de Morais and

Ulysses Fagundes-Neto

Functional Disorders and Neurogastroenterology

14 Functional abdominal pain and 213 other functional bowel disorders

Miguel Saps and Carlo Di Lorenzo

15 Disorders of sucking and swallowing 233 Erasmo Miele and Annamaria Staiano

16 Constipation and encopresis in 247 childhood

Jan Taminiau and Marc Benninga

17 Hirschsprung's disease and 259 intestinal neuronal dysplasias Annamaria Staiano, Lucia Quaglietta and Renata Auricchio

18 Chronic intestinal pseudo- 269 obstruction in childhood

Peter J Milla

19 Gastrointestinal and nutritional 283 problems in the neurologically handicapped child

Jan Taminiau and Marc Benninga

20 Cyclic vomiting syndrome 289 Bhanu Sunku and B UK Li

III Infectious Diseases of the Gastrointestinal Tract

8 HIV and the intestine 113 Nigel C Rollins

9 Viral diarrhea 127 Alfredo Guarino and Fabio Albano

10 Bacterial infections 145 Alessio Fasano

V Inflammatory and Immune-mediated Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract

21 Acute and chronic pancreatitis 303 Michelle M Pietzak

22 Food allergies 319 Simon Murch

23 Crohn's disease 347 Qian Yuan and Harland S Winter

24 Indeterminate colitis 379 VIII Barbara S Kirschner

25 Ulcerative colitis 385 Leslie M Higuchi and Athos Bousvaros

26 Vasculitides 419 Salvatore Cucchiara and Osvaldo Borrelli

27 Celiac disease 435 Stefano Guandalini

28 Protein-losing enteropathy 451 Jorge Amil Dias and Eunice Trindade

29 Short-bowel syndrome 461 Olivier Goulet

30 Lymphonodular hyperplasia 479 Jorma Kokkonen

VII Gastrointestinal Disorders and Nutrition in the Neonatal Age

35 Gastrointestinal problems of 579 the newborn

Moti M Chowdhury and Agostino Pierro

36 Enteral nutrition in 599 preterm infants

Mario De Curtis and Jacques Rigo

37 Parenteral nutrition in 619 premature infants

Jacques Rigo and Mario De Curtis

VI Nutritional Problems

31 Malnutrition 489 Michael H N Golden

32 Biotherapeutic and 525 nutraceutical agents

Kirsi Laiho and Erika Isolauri

33 Enteral nutrition 539 IX Olivier Goulet and Virginie Colomb

34 Parenteral nutrition in infants 555 and children

Olivier Goulet and Virginie Colomb

Approach to Selected Gastrointestinal Disorders

Approach to gastrointestinal 639


Samy Cadranel and Michèle Scaillon

Approach to the child with 655

acute diarrhea Hania Szajewska and Jacek Z Mrukowicz

Approach to the child with 677

acute abdomen

Luigi Dall'Oglio, Paola De Angelis and Giovanni Federici di Abriola Management of ingested 691

foreign bodies

Yvan Vandenplas, Said Hachimi-Idrissi and Bruno Hauser

Medical aspects of intestinal 701


Olivier Goulet

'Surgical' and Neoplastic Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract


Adolfo Bautista Casasnovas

Meckel's diverticulum

Richard G Azizkhan

Acute appendicitis

Adolfo Bautista Casasnovas

Vascular lesions of the gastrointestinal tract in childhood

Steven R Allen and Richard G Azizkhan

The role of minimally invasive surgery in pediatric gastrointestinal disease

Stig Somme and Donald C Liu

Polyps and other tumors of the gastrointestinal tract

Warren Hyer and John Fell


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