Advanced Digestive Endoscopy: Practice and Safety
January 2009, Wiley-Blackwell
Advanced Digestive Endoscopy: Practice &
Safety provides a practical manual on how to perform
techniques safely and effectively in order to maximise value, and
to reduce risks. Clearly structured, it covers training, endoscopy
and imaging equipment, infection control, patient preparation and
monitoring, complications and how to avoid and deal with them.
Expanding on the content of Peter Cotton’s best-selling
Practical Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, this instructive
volume contains information and guidelines on all aspects of the
practice of endoscopy, and is an ideal companion for both the
trainee and the experienced endoscopist.
Key features include:
- Written by the leading international names in endoscopy
- Text has been expertly edited by Peter Cotton into a succinct
and instructive format
- Presented in short paragraphs structured with headings,
subheadings and bullet points
- Richly illustrated throughout with full-color photographs
1 Overview: Peter B. Cotton (Medical University of South Carolina).
2 Design and management of gastrointestinal endoscopy units: Bret T. Petersen (Mayo Clinic) and Beverly Ott (Endoscopy Systems Coordinator, Mayo Clinic).
3 Sedation, analgesia, and monitoring for endoscopy: John J. Vargo (Cleveland Clinic Foundation).
4 Endoscopic equipment: Gregory G. Ginsberg (Gastroenterology Division, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania).
5 Digital documentation in endoscopy: Lars Aabakken (Department of Medicine, Rikshospitalet).
6 Principles of electrosurgery, laser, and argon plasma coagulation with particular regard to endoscopy:.
Guenter Farin (Kapellenweg 9) and Karl E.Grund (Center for Medical Research, Eberhard-Karls University, University Hospital Tuebingen).
7 Infection control in endoscopy: Alistair Cowen (Royal Brisbane Hospital) and Dianne Jones (Logan Hospital).
8 Risks, prevention, and management: Peter B. Cotton (Medical University of South Carolina).
9 Pathology: David N. Lewin (Medical University of South Carolina).
10 Pediatric gastrointestinal endoscopy: Jonathan S. Evans (Nemours Childrens Clinic, Division of Pediatric GI & Nutrition) and Lori Mahajan (Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital).
11 Training and credentialing in gastrointestinal endoscopy: Jonathan Cohen.
12 Towards excellence and accountability: Peter B. Cotton (Medical University of South Carolina) and Roland Valori (Gloucestershire Royal Hospital).
He has been active in many National and International
organizations, and has given invited lectures and demonstrations in
more than 50 countries. He helped form the British Society for
Digestive Endoscopy, and served the British Society of
Gastroenterology as its vice president and treasurer. He was
secretary of the European Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy,
and president of the Pancreatic Society of Great Britain. He was
elected Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (London) in 1978,
and Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2002. He is an
honorary member of the British Society of Gastroenterology, the
Hong Kong Society for Digestive Endoscopy, and the South African
Gastroenterology Society. Dr Cotton was awarded the Rudolph
Schindler award of the American Society for Gastrointestinal
Endoscopy in 2004.
His bibliography includes over 850 publications, including more
than 250 original contributions in peer reviewed journals, and 8
books. “Practical Gastrointestinal Endoscopy”
(co-authored by Christopher Williams) is the standard teaching
text, currently in its 6th Edition, and has been translated into 8
In recent years Dr Cotton has become interested and active particularly in quality issues in endoscopy, including objective assessment of performance, benchmarking and report cards.
- Provides a practical manual on how to perform techniques safely
and effectively in order to maximise value, and to reduce
- Covers training, endoscopy and imaging equipment, infection
control, patient preparation and monitoring, complications and how
to avoid and deal with them.
- Contains techniques for screening, diagnosis, treatment and
follow-up from THE leading international names.
- Includes information and guidelines for all aspects of practice management relating to endoscopy.