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Esophageal and Gastric Disorders in Infancy and Childhood
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Esophageal anomalies and disorders in infancy and childhood include a wide spectrum of different diseases. These range from emergencies immediately after birth such as esophageal atresia (EA), necessitating an experienced team of neonatologists and pediatric surgeons, up to gastro-esophageal reflux disease in elder children, necessitating the pediatric gastroenterologist and visceral surgeon. In the last few years some fascinating pediatric surgical techniques have evolved, such as the thoracoscopic correction of EA or the FOKER technique for elongation in cases of long-gap, EA. Prof. Foker has developed this special traction technique and is the world's leading expert in long-gap EA.


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Cutting edge information on  the management of esophageal disorders


Valuable guidelines for correct treatment


International authorship guarantees premium standard


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Esophageal anomalies and disorders in infancy and childhood include a wide spectrum of different diseases. These range from emergencies immediately after birth such as esophageal atresia (EA), necessitating an experienced team of neonatologist and pediatric surgeons, up to gastro-esoghageal reflux disease in elder children, necessitating the pediatric gastroenterologist and visceral surgeon.  In the last few years some fascinating pediatric surgical techniques have envolved, such as the thoracoscopic correction of EA or the FOKER technique for elongation in cases of long-gap , EA. (Prof. Foker has developed this special traction technique and is the world's leading expert in long-gap EA).


Contents:

Esophageal Development.- Normal Esophageal Form and Function.- Congenital Esophageal Anomalies.- Early after EA Repair.- Further out from EA Repair.- Acquired Esophageal Problems.- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease.- The Stomach.- Gastric Functional Problems.- Index.


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ISBN-13: 9783642112027
Publisher: Springer (Springer Berlin Heidelberg)
Publication date: April, 2017
Pages: 750

Subcategories: Gastroenterology, Gastrointestinal/colorectal, General, Paediatrics and Neonatal