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Colonoscopy: Tips and Tricks is a practical guide to the fundamentals of this very common medical procedure. Specialists will also find it a useful refresher tool and trainees in gastroenterology and practicing endoscopist doctors will find it an indispensable resource. Simply split into four sections, Pre-procedure, Basic Procedure, Operative Procedures and Post-procedure, the reader will be taken through the basics of performing colonoscopy in a step-by-step fashion, with full attention given to setting up the colonoscopy setting and preparing the patient as well as the fundamentals behind the different procedures themselves. Authored by one the world’s leading expert in colonoscopy, Jerry Waye, along with an up and coming GI fellow at Mount Sinai. Complete with a companion website featuring approximately 40 video clips of colonoscopy procedures being performed by leading experts.
Table of Contents
List of Video Clips
Section 1: Pre-procedure
1 The Endoscopy Unit, Colonoscope and Accessories
2 The Role of the Endoscopy Assistant during Colonoscopy
3 Indications and Contraindications for Colonoscopy
4 Preparation for Colonoscopy
Section 2: Basic Procedure
5 Sedation for Colonoscopy
6 Colonoscopy Technique: The Ins and Outs
7 Colonoscopic Findings
8 Diagnostic Biopsy
Section 3: Operative Procedures
9 Thermal Techniques: Electrosurgery, Argon Plasma Coagulation, and Laser
10 Basic Principles and Techniques of Polypectomy
11 Difficult Polypectomy
12 Management of Malignant Polyps
13 Therapeutic Colonoscopy
14 Complications of Colonoscopy
Section 4: Current and Future Considerations
15 Quality in Colonoscopy
16 Teaching and Training in Colonoscopy
17 Computed Tomographic Colonography ("Virtual" Colonoscopy)
18 Advanced Imaging Techniques
19 The Future of Colonoscopy
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