Gastrointestinal Endoscopy: Old Problems, New Techniques

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The 35 essays collected here report on many new diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of endoscopy. The topics covered include endoscopic ultrasonography, videoendoscopy, percutaneous endoscopic gastronomy tube placement, hydrostatic dilators and overtubes. A special section is devoted to biliary stent, balloon dilation of biliary strictures, and nasobiliary drains. In addition, the various methods for achieving hemostasis in gastrointestinal bleeding are reviewed and an endoscopic videoquiz is provided.

 

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Contents

The First Test?
1
CHAPTER 2 The VideoEndoscope
5
CHAPTER 3 Diagnosis and Management of UGI Foreign Bodies
13
CHAPTER 4 The Use of Hydrostatic Dilators in Conjunction with UGI Endoscopy
18
CHAPTER 5 Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy
25
Principles Technique and Normal Anatomy
32
CHAPTER 7 Management of Esophageal Carcinoma by Dilation
41
CHAPTER 8 Laser Palliation for UGI Malignancy
47
CHAPTER 20 Colonoscopy and Cancer Surveillance in CUC
127
CHAPTER 21 Colonoscopy and Colonic Diseases in Adolescents and Children
132
CHAPTER 22 Colonoscopic Polypectomy and the Malignant Polyp
138
CHAPTER 23 Laser Palliation for Colon and Rectal Malignancy
142
CHAPTER 24 Bilioduodenal Stents Nasobiliary Drainage and Balloon Dilation in the Bile Duct
151
CHAPTER 25 Endobiliary Prostheses
162
CHAPTER 26 A Practical Assessment of the Relative Value of the Various Diagnostic Studies in Pancreatic Carcinoma
170
CHAPTER 27 Endoscopic Ultrasonography in Diseases of the Retroperitoneal Organs
175

CHAPTER 9 Endoprosthesis for UGI Malignancy
52
CHAPTER 10 Esophageal Tumors Other Than Squamous Carcinoma
59
CHAPTER 11 Endoscopy in Primary and Secondary Gastrointestinal Lymphoma
63
CHAPTER 12 Endoscopic Surveillance in the Post Gastrectomy Patient
67
CHAPTER 13 Endoscopy in Advanced and Secondary Gastric Carcinoma
70
CHAPTER 14 Scanning Electron Microscopy and Endoscopy
73
Update 1984
80
Update 1984
99
CHAPTER 17 Bipolar Coagulation for Gastrointestinal Bleeding
103
Its Many Uses in Endoscopy
106
CHAPTER 19 Colonoscopy in the Diagnosis and Management of Vascular Disorders of the Colon
117
CHAPTER 28 Cytologic Studies by ERCP
180
The German Experience
192
CHAPTER 30 Endoscopic Choledochoduodenostomy
196
CHAPTER 31 ERCP and Sclerosing Cholangitis
207
CHAPTER 32 Endoscopic Management of Sclerosing Cholangitis
222
Friend or Foe?
227
CHAPTER 35 Technique of Endoscopic Sphincterotomy After Billroth II
237
REFERENCES
241
INDEX
279
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