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Capsule Endoscopy

Text with DVD

This very first comprehensive resource on capsule endoscopy clearly explains everything you need to know about video capsule endoscopy. It will help you efficiently and effectively diagnose hard to pinpoint GI conditions, including obscure GI bleeding, malabsorption, chronic abdominal pain, and diarrhea. Abundantly illustrated, this unique resource features clinical guidelines and authoritative guidance from expert contributors to ensure you understand every nuance of capsule endoscopy—from how the capsule works to setting up your own suite to the use of capsule endoscopy for each part of the small intestine to non-small bowel indications.


Hardbound, 256 Pages

Published: November 2007

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-3402-5


  • Section 1
    Chapter 1 History and future

    Chapter 2 How does the capsule work

    Chapter 3 How to set up the suite and perform capsule endoscopy

    Chapter 4 Reading, reporting and training

    Chapter 5 The role of Surgery in Capsule Endscopy

    Chapter 6 Systematization of Terminology for Capsule Endoscopy

    Section 2: Small Bowel

    Chapter 7 Normal small bowel and normal variants of the small bowel

    Section 3: Clinical Problems

    Chapter 8 Approach to the patient with GI bleeding

    Chapter 9 Approach to the patient with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    Chapter 10 Approach to the patient with Abdominal Pain

    Chapter 11 Approach to the patient with Obstruction

    Chapter 12 Approach to the Pediatric Patient

    Section 4: Diseases of the Small Bowel

    Chapter 13 Use of Capsule Endoscopy for the Evaluation of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    Chapter 14 NSAIDs, Radiation, Foriegn Bodies

    Chapter 15 Vascular Abnormalities of the Small Bowel

    Chapter 16 Benign and malignant tumors of the Small Bowel

    Chapter 17 Malabsorption

    Chapter 18 Small Bowel Transplantation and Graft vs Host

    Section 5: Non-small bowel indications

    Chapter 19 Capsule endoscopy in the stomach and colon

    Chapter 20 Esophagus


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