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Title Gastroenterological endoscopy / [edited by] Meinhard Classen, Guido N.J. Tytgat, Charles J. Lightdale ; associate editors, Jacques J.G.J.M. Bergman [and others] ; with contributions by Douglas G. Adler [and others]
Edition Second edition
Published Stuttgart [Germany] ; New York : Thieme, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xxvii, 824 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Contents Two centuries of digestive tract endoscopy: a concise report -- Quality assurance -- Advanced imaging in endoscopy -- Evidence-based endoscopy -- Informed consent for gastrointestinal endoscopy -- Patient preparation and sedation for endoscopy -- Endoscopy in special clinical situations -- The endoscopy suite -- Cleaning and disinfection in endoscopy -- Education and training -- Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy -- Enteroscopy techniques -- Wireless video capsule endoscopy -- Colonoscopy: basic instrumentation and technique -- ERCP -- Peroral cholangioscopy -- Percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography and cholangioscopy -- Endoscopic therapy in obesity -- Magnifying chromocolonoscopy and tattooing -- Tissue and fluid sampling -- The contribution of histopathology to endoscopy -- Diagnostic endoscopic ultrasonography -- Laparoscopic, natural orifice, and laparoscopy-assisted surgery: new paradigms in minimally invasive therapy -- Hemostasis -- Liver biopsy -- Laser application -- Argon plasma coagulation -- Polypectomy -- Dilation techniques -- Endoscopic resection, ablation, and dissection -- Clipping and suturing -- Photodynamic therapy -- Endoscopic treatment for GERD -- Endoscopic papillotomy and endoscopic sphincterotomy -- Gastrointestinal stenting -- Biliary and pancreatic stenting -- Intestinal decompression -- Approach to gastrointestinal foreign bodies -- Biliary lithotripsy -- Esophageal diseases -- Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy and jejunostomy -- Therapeutic endosonography -- Gastric diseases -- Duodenal and small-intestinal diseases -- Colorectal disorders -- Diseases of the ampulla -- Upper gastrointestinal bleeding disorders -- Endoscopy of inflammatory bowel disease -- Biliary tract diseases -- Lower intestinal bleeding disorders -- Anorectal disease -- Pancreatic disease -- Infectious diseases of the intestines -- Intestinal abnormalities in AIDS -- Diseases of the liver and peritoneum -- Pediatric endoscopy
Summary Praise for the previous edition:_x000D_This work has great visual appeal and superb images. When used as a reference, it provides quick and concise answers in a single .
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Gastrointestinal system -- Examination.
Endoscopy, Digestive System.
Endoscopy, Digestive System -- history.
Form Electronic book
Author Classen, Meinhard, 1936-
Lightdale, Charles J.
Tytgat, G. N. J.
ISBN 3131258527
3131470127 (electronic bk.)
9783131470126 (electronic bk.)