Description : Praise for the previous edition: This work has great visual appeal and superb images...a superior text that will undoubtedly withstand the test of time.--Gastroenterology Written and edited by internationally renowned specialists, the second edition of Gastroenterological Endoscopy covers the entire spectrum of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for the upper and lower GI tract and provides an up-to-date overview of GI disorders. The book opens with a section on the development and technology of endoscopy, followed by an expanded section on issues related to patient care, such as informed consent, sedation, and special clinical conditions. The discussion of techniques for the diagnosis of GI diseases ranges from enteroscopy and colonoscopy to recent advances in capsule endoscopy and chromoendoscopy. New to the section on therapeutic procedures is coverage of such topics as dilation techniques, resection, ablation, and dissection. The book closes with a chapter on pediatric endoscopy. Features of the second edition: Thirteen new chapters present current developments in the specialty, including evidence-based approaches, natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) and hybrid procedures, endoscopic therapy in obesity, and therapeutic endosonography Insightful contributions are presented in a format that aids rapid reference to key topics 1,820 high-quality illustrations and endoscopic images, including over 1,135 in full-color, demonstrate anatomy and pathophysiology Already a standard in the field, this text is an essential desk reference for all clinicians in gastroenterology, internal medicine, and GI surgery. Residents and fellows in these specialties will also greatly appreciate its easily accessible wealth of information and visual appeal.
Description : The essential guide to mastering endoscopic techniques of the upper GI tractWhile technological advances have made endoscopy one of the most common procedures for examining the upper GI tract, learning how to maneuver the instruments and interpret the images can be frustrating for those without experience. Designed specifically for those in training, Endoscopy of the Upper GI Tract -- with its more than 770 illustrations and user-friendly format -- is the most comprehensive instructional guide available.Beginning with a detailed introduction to all aspects of the endoscopic examination, this lavishly illustrated guide features:- Clear descriptions and images of all of the instruments and how and when they are used- Artfully combined photographs and 3D illustrations showing the exact location of the endoscope in relation to the anatomy of the immediate region- Step-by-step instructions for handling the endoscope, such as insertion, air insufflation, irrigation, and more- Useful checklists and tables that lay out the procedures from beginning to end, including preparations, necessary medication and anesthesia, required staff and supplemental equipment, potential risks and complications, etc.The book also encompasses a complete full-color atlas that illustrates the entire spectrum of both normal and pathological findings. In addition to detailed explanations of each finding, the authors provide- The endoscopic criteria and the most important differential diagnoses for each disorder- Series of images showing common variants, as well as comparison photographs of differential diagnoses -Useful guidelines for proper documentation A guide to interventional and extended examination techniques rounds out the text. All procedures, from treating upper gastrointestinal bleeding and collecting specimens to placing a duodenal tube and removing foreign bodies, are treated in full detail. With its generous layout -- only one procedure is featured on every page -- and copious high-quality illustrations, Endoscopy of the Upper GI Tract is an essential for anyone wishing to master the subtleties of this most rewarding technique.
Description : This volume provides a concise overview of the most important and vital aspects of upper endoscopy. The text is specifically geared towards first-year GI fellows and novice endoscopists in order to help them rapidly assimilate the core concepts needed to perform upper endoscopy in the most important and most commonly encountered clinical situations. The book also covers the most important variations of normal anatomy and pathology and how to manage them. Key concepts covered include foreign body removal, diagnosis and management of upper GI bleeding, Barrett's Esophagus, evaluation and management of benign and malignant strictures of the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum, submucosal lesions, and evaluation of post operative upper GI anatomy. A plethora of high quality color illustrations and narrated online video clips illustrate major concepts in the book are also included. Written by experts in the field, Upper Endoscopy for GI Fellows is a valuable resource for new physicians just starting to perform upper endoscopy.
Description : This book, written by experts on gastroenterology and digestive surgery, provides comprehensive and detailed descriptions of all established and newly developed interventional endoscopic procedures. For each procedure, it addresses: indications; staff, instrumental and technical requirements; and results, potential complications and their management. Also featuring a wealth of images and drawings of the procedures, as well as helpful hints and tips, the book offers a valuable resource for young and seasoned internists and surgeons alike, as well as endoscopy specialists in other fields.
Description : Gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy has become indispensable in both diagnosis and treatment of GI disorders. It has been 10 years now since the first Endoscopy Forum Japan was held, and in that time, leading young endoscopists, including colleagues from Asia, Australia, Europe, and the United States, have participated in the forum, discussing issues at the forefront of the field. Through their efforts, GI endoscopy has advanced with many new methods for both diagnoses and treatments, and those achievements are included in this book. Contributing to the development of endoscopic medicine all over the world, this is a groundbreaking, edifying, and engrossing publication offering the most recent advances in the field, precisely presented and depicted with more than 250 color photographs. Novel technologies are described in detail and will be of interest to those in the field of medicine and in engineering as well.
Description : Written entirely by surgical endoscopists, Principles of Flexible Endoscopy for Surgeons presents a comprehensive overview of past, present, and future flexible gastrointestinal endoscopic techniques, with a focus on educating surgeons who may or may not already have the skills to perform flexible endoscopy. In addition to the endoscopic management of surgical issues, the volume describes the role of surgery in the management of endoscopic complications. Basic as well as advanced flexible endoscopic techniques are presented in both a didactic and visual mode, with representative endoscopic images and video clips. Recent endoscopic advancements which are not routinely a core component of surgical training programs are also covered in detail. Extensively illustrated with endoscopic images and accompanied by a DVD, Principles of Flexible Endoscopy for Surgeons is a valuable resource for surgeons on all facets of flexible endoscopy.
Description : Now thoroughly up-to-date, Clinical Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 3rd Edition, by Drs. Vinay Chandrasekhara, Mouen Khashab, B. Joseph Elmunzer, and V. Raman Muthusamy, ensures that you stay current with the latest technology and techniques in GI endoscopy. An all-new editorial team, newly updated images, and a reorganized format make this reference an easy-to-use source of reliable information on a full range of topics, including anatomy, pathophysiology, and therapeutic management options, in addition to the latest GI procedures and technologies. Features 1,000 revised photographs, endoscopic images, and anatomical drawings. Provides a fresh perspective and expert guidance from an entirely new editorial team. Includes many more references per chapter. Presents material in a newly restructured, organ-based format for quick reference.
Description : The aim of this book is to present a concise yet instructive overview of the most common interventional and therapeutic gastrointestinal endoscopic procedures. Although there exists a large amount of literature dealing with therapeutic endoscopy, this publication stands out for several reasons: To begin with, it has been written by a highly selected group of international experts who contribute their own tried and tested tips and tricks. The various techniques are described in a homogeneous fashion, making it easy for the endoscopist to single out the important aspects for his or her own practice. Moreover, the data presented follows evidence-based guidelines, but does not inundate the reader with confusing facts and numbers. Finally, the book is illustrated like an atlas, featuring real-life pictures enhanced by explanatory drawings and algorithms. This textbook is directed at residents, fellows, gastroenterologists and surgeons interested in therapeutic endoscopy. As the majority of the procedures described are classics that have stood the test of time, it will be a useful companion for many years to come.