Gastro-esophageal Reflux in Childhood Problems of Splenic Surgery in Childhood by I. KlosGastro-esophageal Reflux in Childhood Problems of Splenic Surgery in Childhood by I. Klos

Gastro-esophageal Reflux in Childhood Problems of Splenic Surgery in Childhood

byI. KlosEditorP. Wurnig

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In 1968 the first contacts were arranged with the publishing house of Urban & Schwarzenberg concerning the establishment of a periodical to be produced in English with the aim of publishing important scientific work in pediatric surgery and related disciplines. I thought especially of certain excellent inaugural disser­ tations and theses. When Urban & Schwarzenberg promised to start such a series, I recruited Peter Rickham, then in Liverpool and now in Zurich, and Jean Prevot of Nancy as executive editors. We chose the title Progress in Pediatric Surgery - Fortschritte del' Kinderchirurgie - Acquisitions en Chirurgie Enfantile as the name of our new series. The first volume was published in 1970, followed by another 16 volumes during the next 14 years. At the suggestion of Michael Urban, we turned from the publication of long papers to theme-based volumes, which proved to be extraordinarily useful. Mr. Urban, the head of Urban & Schwarzenberg, told us in 1982 that his firm could no longer look after Progress in Pediatric Surgery. With the agreement of Mr. Urban, we had to look for another' publisher and found Springer-Verlag, who agreed to continue publishing Progress in Pediatric Surgery in the approved lay-out. We cordially thank Dietrich G6tze of Springer-Verlag for his helpful support. This volume (No. 18) is the first of Progress in Pediatric Surgery to appear under the guidance of Springer-Verlag. We want to express our thanks to Mr. Urban and Dr.
Title:Gastro-esophageal Reflux in Childhood Problems of Splenic Surgery in ChildhoodFormat:PaperbackDimensions:194 pagesPublished:November 18, 2011Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

I: Gastroesophageal Reflux in Childhood.- Physiology and Pathophysiology of the Esophagus in Childhood.- Correlation Between Manometric and Roentgenologic Findings of Diseases of the Esophagus in Infants and Children.- Significance of Esophageal Manometry and Long-term pH Monitoring for the Evaluation of Gastroesophageal Reflux in Infancy and Childhood.- Progress in the Diagnosis of Gastroesophageal Reflux in Childhood: 24-Hour pH Monitoring.- Endoscopic Findings in Reflux Esophagitis in Childhood.- Morphological Findings in Peptic Esophageal Stenosis with Barrett's Ulcer in Children.- Combined Disturbance of Respiratory Regulation and Esophageal Function in Early Infancy.- Esophageal Dysfunction and Bronchial Asthma.- Esophageal and Pulmonary Scintiscanning in Gastroesophageal Reflux in Children.- Conservative Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux and Hiatus Hernia.- Gastroesophageal Reflux and Severe Mental Retardation.- Late Results After Operations for Hiatus Hernia.- To Nissen or Not to Nissen.- Retroesophageal Hiatal Plasty and Gastropexy in the Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux with or Without Hiatus Hernia in Childhood.- Small Bowel Esophagoplasty with Vascular Microanastomoses in the Neck for Treatment of Esophageal Burns in Childhood.- Follow-up Examinations of Conservatively and Surgically Treated Children with Hiatus Hernia.- II: Problems of Splenic Surgery in Childhood.- Immunological and Hematological Consequences of Deficient Function of the Spleen.- Immunological Consequences of Splenectomy.- Immunologic Status of Children After Splenectomy.- Ultrasonic Diagnosis of the Spleen.- Hematological and Oncological Indications for Splenectomy in Children.- Selective Hemisplenectomy for Hodgkin's Disease.- Experimental and Clinical Experience with the Different Possibilities of Preserving Splenic Tissue After Rupture of the Spleen.- Incidence of Serious Infections After Splenectomy in Childhood.- Problems in Spleen Autotransplantation: Comparative Study of Types of Implantation in Animal Experiments.