Gastrointestinal Endoscopy in Practice: Expert Consult: Online and Print

Author: Jean Marc Canard


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  • ISBN: 9780702031281
  • Author: Jean Marc Canard
  • Publ Date: 2011-08-29
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  • Pages: 492
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 6918

Table of Contents :

1 Introduction to endoscopy 1.1 Anatomy of an endoscope 1.2 Electronic video endoscopy 1.3 Endoscopic accessories 1.4 Electrosurgical generators: procedures and precautions 1.5 Organizational structure of an endoscopy unit 1.6 Gastrointestinal endoscopy training 1.7 Endoscopy nurses 1.8 Patient information 1.9 Medicolegal aspects of endoscopy 1.10 Cleaning, disinfection, sterilization, and storage of endoscopy materials 1.11 Gastrointestinal biopsies and histology 2 Preparation for Endoscopy 2.1 Management of patients on antithrombotic therapy prior to gastrointestinal endoscopy 2.2 Antibiotic prophylaxis 2.3 Sedation 2.4 Chromoendoscopy and tattooing 2.5 Pre-endoscopy checklist 2.6 Endoscopy reports 3 Diagnostic Upper Endoscopy 4 Diagnostic Colonoscopy 5 Small Bowel Endoscopy: Indications and Technique 5.1 Video capsule endoscopy 5.2 Enteroscopy: indications and techniques 6 Advanced Imaging 6.1 Confocal endomicroscopy 6.2 New endoscopic imaging modalities 7 Interventional Endoscopy 7.1 Stricture dilation 7.2 Emergency endoscopy in benign gastrointestinal obstruction 7.3 Esophageal, duodenal and colorectal stenting 7.4 Argon plasma coagulation 7.5 Management of ingested foreign bodies 7.6 Endoscopy in obesity 7.7 Polypectomy 7.8 Endoscopic treatment of upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage in patients with peptic ulcer 7.9 Endoscopic treatment of upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage secondary to portal hypertension 7.10. Endoscopic treatment of non-variceal non-ulcer gastrointestinal hemorrhage 7.11 Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy 7.12. Endoscopic mucosal resection 7.13 Endoscopic pH monitoring and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease 7.14 Ablative therapies for esophageal neoplasia 8 Complications of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 9 Endosonography 10 Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography 10.1 Introduction 10.2 Indications for diagnostic ERCP 10.3 Drugs used in ERCP 10.4 Equipment 10.5 Checklist before starting an ERCP 10.6 Basic ERCP technique 10.7 Cytology, biopsies, and biochemical analysis 10.8 Pancreaticobiliary anatomy 10.9 ERCP imaging technique 10.10 Abnormal imaging: classification and etiology 10.11 Endoscopic sphincterotomy 10.12 Biliary and pancreatic stone extraction techniques 10.13 Biliary and pancreatic stents: insertion techniques 10.14 Biliary and pancreatic balloon dilation 10.15 Endoscopic ampullectomy 10.16 Photodynamic therapy 10.17 Cholangioscopy 10.18 Sphincter of Oddi manometry 10.19 Nasobiliary drain insertion 10.20 Complications of ERCP


"Practical GI Endoscopy" provides an illustrated concise guide to the use of endoscopy in the diagnosis and management of disorders in the upper and lower gastrointestinal tract. There is a clinical 'hands on' emphasis throughout with expert advice on the practical aspects of performing endoscopic techniques in both diagnosis and therapy, tips for avoiding complications and how best to deal with them if and when encountered. Written by the leading international names in gastrointestinal endoscopy, the text has been expertly edited into a succinct, instructive format. Presented in short paragraphs structured with headings, subheadings and bullet points and richly illustrated throughout with full-color photographs and line drawings the book will be an invaluable companion to the busy practicing gastroenterologist.

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