Meinhard Classen, G. N. J. Tytgat, Charles J. Lightdale
Thieme, 2002 - Medical - 777 pages
Gastroenterological endoscopy has experienced tremendous advancements in the last decade. In this outstanding book, you'll get state-of-the-art information on all therapeutic developments and innovations in the field. A top team of highly acclaimed gastroenterology specialists from around the world have come together under the editorial leadership of Meinhard Classen, Guido N.J. Tytgat, and Charles J. Lightdale to create this pace-setting atlas and reference work.
The book gives you complete coverage of everything from basic examination techniques to the latest treatment strategies in gastroenterology. You'll learn how to recognize diseases and reach an accurate diagnosis for disorders of the GI tract. More that 1,800 illustrations, most in full-color, demonstrate theories and clarify difficult concepts.
Here is the most comprehensive text on gastroenterological endoscopy available, covering important topics such as: hemostatic and coagulation procedures; the use of lasers; polypectomy and mucosal resection; sphincterotomy; biliopancreatic tract stenting; and much more! The most up-to-date manifestations of diseases, including the appearances of the opportunistic GI infections in AIDS, are illustrated in spectacular detail.
Special features of this groundbreaking text:
-More than 1,800 high-quality, color illustrations, over two per page!
-Easy navigation through the book, with sections organized by procedures and by disease
-Written and edited by worldwide specialists of the highest caliber
-Vital information on the latest developments for providing optimal patient care
-A special chapter on the terminology and reporting practices every specialist needs to know
For all gastroenterologists and GI surgeons, this text is an essential reference. Residents and students will also benefit from the abundance of information provided here. Your library is not complete without this valuable book, sure to become the standard-bearer in the field.