Practical Colonoscopy

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2013-06-04
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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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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