Esophageal and Gastric Disorders in Infancy and Childhood by Holger Till

Esophageal and Gastric Disorders in Infancy and Childhood

byHolger TillEditorMike Thomson, John E. Foker

Hardcover | April 7, 2017

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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.
John E. Foker John E. Foker holds the Robert and Sharon Kaster Chair in Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, in, the University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is American Board Certified in General Surgery and Thoracic Surgery.  His clinical and research interests foc...
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Title:Esophageal and Gastric Disorders in Infancy and ChildhoodFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:1526 pages, 10 X 7.01 X 0 inShipping dimensions:1526 pages, 10 X 7.01 X 0 inPublished:April 7, 2017Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642112013

ISBN - 13:9783642112010

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Table of 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.