Prospect in Pediatric Diseases Medicine

  • Mieczyslaw Pokorski

Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 912)

Also part of the Neuroscience and Respiration book sub series (NR, volume 912)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Krzysztof Szczałuba, Beata Nowakowska, Katarzyna Sobecka, Marta Smyk, Jennifer Castaneda, Jakub Klapecki et al.
    Pages 1-9
  3. Krzysztof Szczałuba, Anna Jakubiuk-Tomaszuk, Marta Kędzior, Joanna Bernaciak, Jolanta Zdrodowska, Wiesław Kurzątkowski et al.
    Pages 11-19
  4. K. Popko, J. Jasińska, E. Górska, U. Demkow, W. Balwierz, L. Maciejka-Kembłowska et al.
    Pages 21-31
  5. Małgorzata Rumińska, Ewelina Witkowska-Sędek, Anna Majcher, Beata Pyrżak
    Pages 33-41
  6. E. Witkowska-Sędek, A. Kucharska, M. Rumińska, B. Pyrżak
    Pages 43-49
  7. E. Hallmann-Szelińska, K. Bednarska, K. Kondratiuk, D. Rabczenko, L. B. Brydak
    Pages 51-56
  8. M. A. Dziekiewicz, K. Karolewska-Bochenek, Ł. Dembiński, A. Gawronska, K. Krenke, J. Lange et al.
    Pages 57-64
  9. Małgorzata Mizerska-Wasiak, Jadwiga Małdyk, Urszula Demkow, Maria Roszkowska-Blaim, Małgorzata Pańczyk-Tomaszewska
    Pages 65-72
  10. A. Żebrowska, A. Zwierzchowska, B. Manowska, K. Przybyła, A. Krużyńska, D. Jastrzębski
    Pages 73-81
  11. D. Mokra, L. Tomcikova Mikusiakova, P. Mikolka, P. Kosutova, M. Jurcek, M. Kolomaznik et al.
    Pages 83-93
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 95-96

About this book


Good health and medical care in childhood and adolescence are essential for the ability to neutralize health threats later in life and to extend longevity. Thus, pediatric diseases, diagnostics and treatment justifiably draw ever increasing attention. The book highlights recent advances and innovations in gastroesophageal ailments, often missed in children, respiratory infections, and in genetically determined immune malfunctions such as familial hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, known as a cytokine storm, renal vasculitis, or thyroid and growth anomalies. Functional genomics has become part of genetic counseling aimed at early diagnosis and treatment of chromosomal aberrations underlying congenital malformations. Deeper insights into childhood morbidity require identification of the pathways and biological processes most affected which could become drug targets. This book is dedicated to practical aspects of multifactorial disease processes of young age. It will be of interest to pediatricians, family doctors, and clinical researchers.


Genomics Pediatric Diseases Targeted Therapy Immune Function Infection

Editors and affiliations

  • Mieczyslaw Pokorski
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of NursingPublicHigher Medical Professional School Institute of NursingOpolePoland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-35103-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-35104-9
  • Series Print ISSN 0065-2598
  • Series Online ISSN 2214-8019
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