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Gastrointestinal Endoscopy in Practice

Expert Consult: Online and Print

Gastroenterologists in practice and in training

Hardbound, 492 Pages

Published: September 2011

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-7020-3128-1


  • 1 Introduction to endoscopy

    1.1 Anatomy of an endoscope

    1.2 Electronic video endoscopy

    1.3 Endoscopic accessories

    1.4 Electrosurgical generators: procedures and precautions

    1.5 Organizational structure of an endoscopy unit

    1.6 Gastrointestinal endoscopy training

    1.7 Endoscopy nurses

    1.8 Patient information

    1.9 Medicolegal aspects of endoscopy

    1.10 Cleaning, disinfection, sterilization, and storage of endoscopy materials

    1.11 Gastrointestinal biopsies and histology

    2 Preparation for Endoscopy

    2.1 Management of patients on antithrombotic therapy prior to gastrointestinal endoscopy

    2.2 Antibiotic prophylaxis

    2.3 Sedation

    2.4 Chromoendoscopy and tattooing

    2.5 Pre-endoscopy checklist

    2.6 Endoscopy reports

    3 Diagnostic Upper Endoscopy

    4 Diagnostic Colonoscopy

    5 Small Bowel Endoscopy: Indications and Technique

    5.1 Video capsule endoscopy

    5.2 Enteroscopy: indications and techniques

    6 Advanced Imaging

    6.1 Confocal endomicroscopy

    6.2 New endoscopic imaging modalities


    7 Interventional Endoscopy

    7.1 Stricture dilation

    7.2 Emergency endoscopy in benign gastrointestinal obstruction

    7.3 Esophageal, duodenal and colorectal stenting

    7.4 Argon plasma coagulation

    7.5 Management of ingested foreign bodies

    7.6 Endoscopy in obesity

    7.7 Polypectomy

    7.8 Endoscopic treatment of upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage in patients with

    peptic ulcer

    7.9 Endoscopic treatment of upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage secondary to

    portal hypertension

    7.10. Endoscopic treatment of non-variceal non-ulcer gastrointestinal hemorrhage

    7.11 Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy

    7.12. Endoscopic mucosal resection

    7.13 Endoscopic pH monitoring and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease

    7.14 Ablative therapies for esophageal neoplasia

    8 Complications of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

    9 Endosonography


    10 Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography

    10.1 Introduction

    10.2 Indications for diagnostic ERCP

    10.3 Drugs used in ERCP

    10.4 Equipment

    10.5 Checklist before starting an ERCP

    10.6 Basic ERCP technique

    10.7 Cytology, biopsies, and biochemical analysis

    10.8 Pancreaticobiliary anatomy

    10.9 ERCP imaging technique

    10.10 Abnormal imaging: classification and etiology

    10.11 Endoscopic sphincterotomy

    10.12 Biliary and pancreatic stone extraction techniques

    10.13 Biliary and pancreatic stents: insertion techniques

    10.14 Biliary and pancreatic balloon dilation

    10.15 Endoscopic ampullectomy

    10.16 Photodynamic therapy

    10.17 Cholangioscopy

    10.18 Sphincter of Oddi manometry

    10.19 Nasobiliary drain insertion

    10.20 Complications of ERCP


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