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Practical Colonoscopy

ISBN: 978-0-470-67058-3
212 pages
June 2013, Wiley-Blackwell
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Practical Colonoscopy

Jerome D. Waye, MD, Director of Endoscopic Education, Clinical Professor of Medicine, Mount
Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
James Aisenberg, MD, Clinical Professor of Medicine, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY,
USA
Peter H. Rubin, MD, Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Mount Sinai
Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
 

Are you looking for a rapid-reference, step-by-step guide to teach you all that you need to know in order to perform high-quality colonoscopy?

Then Practical Colonoscopy is the perfect resource for you. 

Drawing upon their collective century of experience performing and teaching colonoscopy, Drs. Waye, Aisenberg and Rubin share the “pearls” and principles that they find most useful in every day practice. The team is led by
Dr. Jerry Waye, one of the world’s leading practitioners and teachers of endoscopy.

Up-to-date, practical, clinically-focused, succinct and packed full of outstanding illustrations and videos, this multi-media tool guides you through the core aspects of best colonoscopy practice.

Key features include:

  • Lucid,step-by-step explanations of the techniques and principles that will help you to  achieve outstanding results
  • A companion website that contains 39 videos illustrating important techniques, findings, and problems
  • Text-boxes that highlight and organize the pearls and pitfalls of colonoscopy practice
  • Line diagrams that illustrate important strategies and maneuvers
  • High-resolution still photographs that depict important findings and techniques

GI trainees will find this the perfect introductory guide to colonoscopy, and more experienced specialists will value it as a refresher tool that is replete with hundreds of new pearls provided by world experts.  Practical Colonoscopy is a must-have tool for today’s colonoscopist.

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Table of Contents

List of Video Clips, vii

Preface, x

About the companion website, xii

Section 1: Pre-procedure

1 The Endoscopy Unit, Colonoscope, and Accessories, 3

2 The Role of the Endoscopy Assistant during Colonoscopy, 16

3 Indications and Contraindications for Colonoscopy, 24

4 Preparation for Colonoscopy, 30

Section 2: Basic Procedure

5 Sedation for Colonoscopy, 39

6 Colonoscopy Technique: The Ins and Outs, 46

7 Colonoscopic Findings, 69

8 Diagnostic Biopsy, 83

Section 3: Operative Procedures

9 Thermal Techniques: Electrosurgery, Argon Plasma Coagulation, and Laser, 91

10 Basic Principles and Techniques of Polypectomy, 99

11 Difficult Polypectomy, 116

12 Management of Malignant Polyps, 132

13 Therapeutic Colonoscopy, 140

14 Complications of Colonoscopy, 147

Section 4: Current and Future Considerations

15 Quality in Colonoscopy, 161

16 Teaching and Training in Colonoscopy, 167

17 Computed Tomographic Colonography (“Virtual” Colonoscopy), 175

18 Advanced Imaging Techniques, 178

19 The Future of Colonoscopy, 186

Index, 191

Plate section can be found facing page 52

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