Gastroenterological Endoscopy

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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.
 

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Contents

Methods of Endoscopic Papillotomy
354
Results and Outcome
363
Alternatives to
367
Equipment
373
Management of Complications
381
Biliary and Pancreatic Stenting
387
Complications of Stent Placement
393
Intestinal Decompression
400

The Endoscopic Examination Room
92
Treating Small Items of Equipment and Accessories
99
Practical Training in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
106
Diagnostic Procedures and Techniques
111
Examination Technique
118
Enteroscopy Techniques
124
Endoscopic Aspects of SmallBowel Lesions
130
Contraindications
136
Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
152
Complications
160
Percutaneous Transhepatic Cholangiography
167
Tissue Sampling Techniques
179
Duodenum and Small Intestine
185
Role of Pathology when Features of Inflammation
191
Endoscopic Ultrasonography
199
Laparoscopic Investigation and Combined
221
Combined LaparoscopicEndoscopic Procedures LEP
231
Proctologics Investigations
241
Laparoscopic Biopsy of the Liver
258
Variceal Hemorrhage
267
Principles Technical Guidelines and Results
274
Laser Application
284
Argon Plasma Coagulation
290
Principles of Colonoscopic Polypectomy
302
Treatment of Polyp Base after Removal
308
Polyps Too Difficult to Remove
315
Endoscopic Mucosal Resection for Gastrointestinal
322
Clinical Results
328
Equipment
335
Complications
342
Endoscopic Papillotomy EPT and Endoscopic
345
Conclusions
412
Sharp Objects
418
Lithotripsy
424
Upper Intestinal Diseases
451
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease 457 Benign Tumors of the Submucosal Layer 480
458
Ringed Esophagus 463 37 Gastric Diseases
464
Postfundoplication Endoscopic Examination 465 G N J Tytgat
488
Esophageal Diverticula 473 Infectious Forms of Gastritis
496
Duodenal and SmallIntestinal Diseases
524
Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding Diseases
538
MalloryWeiss Syndrome
544
Inherited Syndromes
554
Malignant Polyps
561
Miscellaneous Conditions
569
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
576
Specific Indications for Endoscopy in IBD
587
ERCP
593
Lower Intestinal Bleeding Disorders
598
Biliopancreatic Hepatic and Peritoneal Diseases
613
Gallbladder Lesions
623
Pancreatic Diseases
634
Diseases of the Liver and Peritoneum
664
Focal Liver Lesions
670
Peritoneal Disorders
675
Clinical Proctology
682
Infectious Diseases of the Gastrointestinal Tract
701
Intestinal Abnormalities in AIDS
710
Pediatric Endoscopy
719
Terminology and Endoscopic Reporting
753
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