Highly Commended, BMA Medical Book Awards 2015During 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 f

chapter Chapter 1|11 pages

The Pediatric Gastrointestinal Physical Examination

ByDavid Easley

section Section 1|1 pages

Mouth and Pharynx

chapter Chapter 2|20 pages

Oral Problems Associated with Gastrointestinal Disease

BySlava Shapiro

section Section 2|1 pages


chapter Chapter 3|11 pages

Abnormal Anatomy of the Esophagus

ByRazan Alkhouri, Rafal Kozielski, Daniel Gelfond

chapter Chapter 4|5 pages

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Esophagitis

ByRicardo A. Caicedo

chapter Chapter 5|7 pages

Eosinophilic Esophagitis

ByRaghu U. Varier, Molly A. O’Gorman

chapter Chapter 6|18 pages

Esophageal Motility: Measures and Disorders of Esophageal Motor Function

ByAnil Darbari

chapter Chapter 7|5 pages

Esophageal Varices

ByCathy Sampert, Kyle Jensen

chapter Chapter 8|5 pages

Esophageal Infections

ByNiraj Patel

chapter Chapter 9|16 pages

Esophageal Foreign Bodies

ByDavid Brumbaugh

chapter Chapter 10|9 pages

Esophageal Burns

ByMitchell Shub

section Section 3|1 pages

Stomach and Duodenum

chapter Chapter 11|7 pages

Gastritis and Gastric Ulcers

ByKang Ian

chapter Chapter 12|8 pages

Abnormal Anatomy of the Stomach and Duodenum

ByRafal Kozielski, Sonal Desai, Daniel Gelfond

chapter Chapter 13|4 pages

Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis

ByJames P. Franciosi

chapter Chapter 14|9 pages

Gastric Infections

ByMirza B. Beg, Archana Ramaswami

chapter Chapter 15|6 pages


ByAjay Kaul, Jose M. Garza

chapter Chapter 16|10 pages

Gastric Foreign Bodies

ByThomas L. Sutton

chapter Chapter 17|6 pages

Duodenal Ulcer

BySamuel Bitton, Melanie Greifer

chapter Chapter 18|7 pages

Pediatric Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders

ByKatja Kovacic, B.U.K. Li

section Section 4|1 pages

Jejunum and Ileum

chapter Chapter 19|6 pages


BySimon S. Rabinowitz

chapter Chapter 20|5 pages

Celiac Disease

ByJustin Hollon, Alessio Fasano

chapter Chapter 21|4 pages

Small Bowel Infections

ByNiraj Patel

chapter Chapter 22|7 pages

Short Bowel Syndrome

ByRajasekhar Bodicharla, Amber Daigre, Alan Delamatar, Debora Duro

chapter Chapter 23|6 pages

Protein-Losing Enteropathy

ByKhalid Khan, Zohreh Movahedi

chapter Chapter 24|9 pages

Crohn Disease

ByMichael Docktor

chapter Chapter 25|4 pages

Bacterial Overgrowth

BySusan S. Baker

chapter Chapter 26|16 pages

Neoplasms of the Abdomen and Gastrointestinal Tract

ByDouglas C. Barnhart

chapter Chapter 27|8 pages

Bowel Obstruction

ByAnne C. Kim, Saleem Islam

chapter Chapter 28|8 pages

Necrotizing Enterocolitis

ByJose Greenspon, Elizabeth A. Fialkowski, Brad W. Warner

chapter Chapter 29|7 pages

Nutrition Overview

ByKatie McDonald

section Section 5|1 pages


chapter Chapter 30|8 pages

Congenital Anomalies of the Pancreas

ByKathy D. Chen, Sohail Z. Husain

chapter Chapter 31|9 pages

Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency

ByAliye Uc

chapter Chapter 32|13 pages

Pancreatitis – Acute and Chronic

ByMark Bartlett, Tara Holm, Sarah Jane Schwarzenberg

chapter Chapter 33|6 pages

Other Pancreatic Disorders

ByKathy D. Chen, Sohail Z. Husain

section Section 6|1 pages


chapter Chapter 34|5 pages

Choledochal Malformation

ByMark Davenport

chapter Chapter 35|4 pages

Biliary Atresia

ByMark Davenport

chapter Chapter 36|5 pages

Pediatric Autoimmune Liver Diseases

BySamra S. Blanchard, William Twaddell

chapter Chapter 37|15 pages

Viral Hepatitis

ByRobert Baker

chapter Chapter 38|4 pages

Gallbladder Disease

ByMark Davenport

chapter Chapter 39|7 pages


ByDaniel Leung, Sanjiv Harpavat

chapter Chapter 40|9 pages

Metabolic Disorders I

ByKaren Francolla

chapter Chapter 41|11 pages

Metabolic Disorders II

ByAchiya Amir, Vicky Ng

chapter Chapter 42|7 pages

Metabolic Disorders III

ByLaurie A. Tsilianidis, David A. Weinstein, Roberto Zori

chapter Chapter 43|16 pages

Hepatic Tumors

ByRohit Gupta, Laura S. Finn, Karen F. Murray

chapter Chapter 44|9 pages

Liver Transplantation

ByYuliya Rekhtman

section Section 7|1 pages

Colonic Disease

chapter Chapter 45|10 pages

Gastrointestinal Tract polyps and polyposis Syndromes

ByKatharine Eng, Marsha Kay, Robert Wyllie

chapter Chapter 46|5 pages

Ulcerative Colitis

ByMichael Docktor

chapter Chapter 47|10 pages

Infectious Colitis

ByRaza A. Patel, Mark Deneau

chapter Chapter 48|4 pages

Drug, Chemical, and Other Forms of Colitis

ByHumaira Hashmi

chapter Chapter 49|6 pages

Hirschsprung Disease and Disorders of Intestinal Hypoganglionosis

ByAdam Paul, Shamila Zawahir

chapter Chapter 50|7 pages


ByJose M Garza, Ajay Kaul

chapter Chapter 51|7 pages

Anorectal Malformations

ByAmi N. Shah, Saleem Islam

section Section 8|1 pages

Gastrointestinal Bleeding and Therapeutics

chapter Chapter 52|6 pages

Esophageal and Gastric Bleeding

ByRohit Gupta, Ghassan Wahbeh

chapter Chapter 53|9 pages

Small Intestinal Bleeding

ByDavid M. Troendle, Bradley A. Barth

chapter Chapter 54|19 pages

Colonic Bleeding

ByLouis Ghanem, Benjamin A Sahn, Petar Mamula

section Section 9|1 pages

Miscellaneous Conditions

chapter Chapter 55|10 pages

Ascites and Peritonitis

ByCandi Jump, Douglas Moote, Wael N. Sayej

chapter Chapter 56|9 pages

Approach to Pediatric Diarrhea

ByKarolina Maria Burghardt, Tanja Gonska