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Title Colonoscopy : principles and practice / edited by Jerome D. Waye, Douglas K. Rex, Christopher B. Williams
Edition Second edition
Published Chichester, West Sussex ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 816 pages) : illustrations
Contents Section 1. General aspects of colonoscopy -- Section 2. Preparations: general -- Section 3. Preparation of the patient -- Section 4. Preparation of endoscopist -- Section 5. Indications, contraindications and screening -- Section 6. Reports and imaging -- Section 7. Instrument and accessories -- Section 8. Neoplasia -- Section 9. Technique -- Section 10. Clinical use and results of colonoscopy -- Section 11. Surveillance -- Section 12. Pediatric colonoscopy -- Section 13. Vitual colonoscopy -- Section 14. The future
Summary The second edition is written by some of the world's foremost experts in the field of colonoscopy and colonic imaging. Every chapter has been updated and 5 new chapters have been added to include the latest information and advances in the field of colonoscopy. Drawing on the vast experience of the authors it covers every area of medicine that impacts on colonoscopy, including virtual colonography, pathology, techniques for pediatric and adult procedures, and legal aspects concerning colonoscopy. The book is focused on patient care, and provides explanations on how to perform the procedure effectively and make the best outcome for your patients. It serves as a detailed manual of procedures, extensively illustrated with diagrams and photographs. The book includes a companion DVD with supplementary material: a lecture on the history of colonoscopy, interviews with famous gastroenterologists, demonstrations of techniques, and typical and unusual cases
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Colonoscopy -- methods.
Colon (Anatomy) -- Examination.
Colonoscopy -- methods.
Form Electronic book
Author Rex, Douglas K.
Waye, Jerome D., 1932-
Williams, Christopher B. (Christopher Beverley)
ISBN 1444316907