Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition in Clinical Practice

1st Edition

Carlos H. Lifschitz

CRC Press
Published October 26, 2001
Reference - 896 Pages
ISBN 9780824705107 - CAT# DK1762

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Summary

Covers endocopic procedures and common surgical operations of the gastrointestinal tract and liver!

Contains an overview of nutrition for normal and sick pediatric patients!

Examines the supply, digestion, absorption, and metabolic utilization of lipids and their importance for growth, body composition, health, and well-being!

Describing early detection and therapeutic approaches to hyperlipidemias in children and young adults, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition in Clinical Practice
  • reveals the latest findings on protein and calcium requirements
  • presents new information on specific nutrients used preferentially by the gut
  • supplies the rationale for the exclusive use of human milk in breastfeeding infants
  • explains the use of nucleotides in infant formulas and the emerging benefits of probiotics
  • offers an overview of recent research and clinical experience in the enteral nutrition of premature infants
  • details diagnoses and therapies for infants and children with severe feeding problems
  • gives critical insight into intravenous nutrition
  • considers the digestive enzymes and transporter proteins needed to absorb carbohydrates as well as the consequences of their deficiencies
    Addressing nutritional, metabolic, and mechanistic aspects of protein, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition in Clinical Practice is a comprehensive reference for pediatricians; pediatric gastroenterologists, hepatologists, and nutritionists; molecular biologists; geneticists; neonatologists; pathologists; and medical students in these disciplines.
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