Practical Pediatric Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
April 2008, Wiley-Blackwell
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2 Settings and Staff.
The endoscopy unit.
Pediatric endoscopy nurse.
Disinfections of the endoscopes and accessories.
Video image capture.
"Reading"’ the image created on the CCD.
Types of CCDs.
History of endoscope CCD development.
Shape of displayed image.
Reproduction of color.
Reproduction of motion.
Laser therapy with video endoscopes.
Color reproduction accuracy.
4 Patient Preparation.
Pediatric-monitored sedation and anesthesia for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in endoscopy.
Specific sedation techniques.
5 Diagnostic Upper Endoscopy Technique.
Preparation for esophageal intubation.
Assembling the equipment and preprocedure checkup.
Technique of esophageal intubation.
Indications for upper endoscopy.
6 Therapeutic Upper GI Endoscopy.
Benign esophageal stricture.
Pneumatic dilation in achalasia.
Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy.
Nasojejunal tube placement.
7 Pediatric Colonoscopy.
Indications for colonoscopy.
Preparation of the patient for colonoscopy.
Magnetic imaging system.
Informed consent and preprocedure preparation.
Sedation for colonoscopy.
Embryology of the colon.
Exploration of the sigmoid colon and sigmoid–descending junction.
Splenic flexure and transverse colon.
Hepatic flexure, ascending colon, and cecum.
Basic principles of electrosurgery.
Safety conditions and techniques.
Recognition of the lesions.
10 Wireless Capsule Endoscopy.
The GIVEN M2A system.
Suspected blood indicator.
Indication for use.
Contraindications to capsule endoscopy.
Outcome of capsule endoscopy.