Gastroesophageal Reflux in Children

GER in Children

  • Yvan Vandenplas

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Silvia Salvatore, Yvan Vandenplas
    Pages 1-14
  3. Maheen Hassan, Frederick W. Woodley, Hayat Mousa
    Pages 27-49
  4. Paolo Quitadamo, Annamaria Staiano
    Pages 51-61
  5. Yvan Vandenplas
    Pages 63-74
  6. Taher Omari
    Pages 75-87
  7. Maartje M. J. Singendonk, F. Jaime, S. Salvatore, M. M. Tabbers, M. A. Benninga, Y. Vandenplas
    Pages 89-110
  8. Christophe Dupont
    Pages 111-124
  9. Efstratios Saliakellis, Nikhil Thapar
    Pages 125-137
  10. Nathalie Rommel, Gigi Veereman
    Pages 139-145
  11. Frederic Gottrand, Madeleine Gottrand, Rony Sfeir, Laurent Michaud
    Pages 147-164
  12. Silvia Salvatore, Yvan Vandenplas
    Pages 165-181
  13. Daniel R. Duncan, Rachel L. Rosen
    Pages 183-201
  14. Francesco Valitutti, Anna Rybak, Osvaldo Borrelli
    Pages 203-208
  15. Jernej Brecelj
    Pages 209-226
  16. Jorge Amil Dias
    Pages 227-236
  17. Ilse Hoffman
    Pages 237-250
  18. S. Salvatore, M. M. Tabbers, M. M. J. Singendonk, F. Savino, A. Staiano, M. A. Benninga et al.
    Pages 269-288
  19. A. M. Vlieger
    Pages 289-292
  20. H. S. van der Heijden, M. M. Tabbers
    Pages 293-301
  21. Flavia Indrio, Fernanda Cristofori
    Pages 303-312
  22. Mário C. Vieira
    Pages 313-320
  23. Jose M. Garza, Carlo Di Lorenzo
    Pages 321-335
  24. Juan A. Tovar
    Pages 337-366
  25. Maheen Hassan, Frederick W. Woodley, Hayat Mousa
    Pages E1-E1

About this book


This book provides a comprehensive overview of Gastroesophageal reflux (GER) in children, discussing its epidemiology, pathophysiology diagnosis and treatments. Readers will discover diverse perspectives of the contributing authors and extensive discussions of issues including GER in special patient populations and current approaches to GER diagnosis and management.

The first part of the book is dedicated to introducing the condition, discussing epidemiology, symptoms and diagnosis. This is followed by addressing issues of the condition encountered in special patient populations such as in preterm infants, apnea, neulorogic patients and cystic fibrosis, among others. The final part of the book is dedicated to therapeutic approaches from meditation to surgery and alternative approaches such as complementary medicine and hypnotherapy. The approaches and challenges in endoscopy are discussed in a final chapter.

Edited by a leading world expert i

n the topic and written by a global team of authors, this book will appeal to a wide readership from pediatricians, gastroenterologists to pulmonologists, otolaryngologists and neurologists.For the first time, information on GER in patients 0--15 years is brought together in one volume, discussing all the key issues that for experts. 



reflux pediatric reflux upper GI tract dysphagia Duodenogastric reflux eosinophilic esophagitis Anti-acid medication pediatric endoscopy probiotics regurgitation

Editors and affiliations

  • Yvan Vandenplas
    • 1
  1. 1.Universitair Ziekenhuis BrusselKidz Health CastleBrusselsBelgium

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-60677-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-60678-1
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