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Nutritional management of digestive disorders.


Nutritional management of digestive disorders.

Ed. by Bhaskar Banerjee.

CRC Press


388 pages




In this volume, a group of gastroenterology researchers and clinicians in nutrition and digestion provide other researchers and clinicians information on nutrition including recent advances in new disorders and therapies. Banerjee (gastroenterology, U. of Arizona) compiles 22 chapters on assessment; parenteral nutrition in hospitalized patients; home support; the scientific basis and management of celiac disease and eosinophilic esophagitis; management of conditions that can impact nutritional status, like swallowing disorders and chronic nausea and vomiting; and developments like the use of probiotics in irritable bowel syndrome and antibiotic-associated diarrhea and the role of nutrition in acute pancreatitis and liver disease. Descriptions of endoscopic techniques of enteral access and nutrition are included, as is expanding metal stents used to overcome malignant obstructions of the upper gastrointestinal tract. Also discussed are bariatric surgery, weight management, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, obesity and gastrointestinal cancer, the role of macro and micronutrients in preventing colon cancer, nutrition and dietary supplements in inflammatory bowel disease, and small intestine transplantation.

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Date:Dec 1, 2010
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