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Title Handbook of capsule endoscopy / Zhaoshen Li, Zhuan Liao, Mark McAlindon, editors
Published Dordrecht : Springer, [2014]


Description 1 online resource (xi, 199 pages)
Contents The history of wireless capsule endoscopy -- The current main types of capsule endoscopy -- Small bowel capsule endoscopy -- Esophageal capsule endoscopy -- Colon capsule endoscopy -- Non-imaging capsule endoscopy -- Capsule endoscopy in pediatrics -- Comparison of capsule endoscopy and device assisted enteroscopy -- Future development of capsule endoscopy -- Case presentations
Summary Handbook of Capsule Endoscopy is a concise guide to the clinical diagnostic use of capsule endoscopy, a non-invasive imaging technology of the gastrointestinal tract. This book is written by an international team with over 30 authors from 8 countries, mainly China, Britain, Israel, Italy, Germany, Korea, United Arab Emirates and the United States. This book introduces nearly all aspects of capsule endoscopy, including the six devices currently in use, the set up procedures, indications and contraindications, its application in three organs, special use in pediatrics, safety issues and case presentations. This book is an ideal reference work for physicians and surgeons who wish to utilize this helpful imaging technology. Prof. Zhaoshen Li and Associate Prof. Zhuan Liao are doctors in Changhai Hospital, the Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China. Mark McAlindon isthe Directorate of Gastroenterology and a Consultant Gastroenterologist and in Royal Hallamshire Hospital, England, the United Kingdom
Analysis spijsverteringsstelsel
digestive system
public health
Medicine (General)
Geneeskunde (algemeen)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Capsule endoscopy.
Gastrointestinal system -- Examination.
Capsule Endoscopy -- methods
Capsule Endoscopy
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Capsule endoscopy.
Gastrointestinal system -- Examination.
Form Electronic book
Author Li, Zhaoshen, editor
Liao, Zhuan, editor
McAlindon, Mark, editor
ISBN 9789401792295