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Gastrointestinal Tract Imaging

An Evidence-Based Practice Guide

This book offers a unique insight into the rapidly changing radiology service, and offers introductory chapters which provide the fundamental underpinning knowledge required for safe and effective GI practice. Subsequent chapters discuss the evidence base related to a range of imaging procedures suitable for investigation of upper and lower GI symptoms, supported by key pathology chapters. The book also explores the range of treatments available for the more common GI tract pathology.

Audience
Postgraduate and undergraduate diagnostic radiography students; nurses on postgraduate and CPD programmes; students on US radiologist assistant programmes; radiographers and and nurses specialising in gastrointestinal/gastroenterology/endoscopy fields.

Hardbound, 436 Pages

Published: November 2009

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-06789-1

Contents

  • Foreword by Giles Maskell; List of contributors; Chapter 1 - Evolving practice and shifting boundaries in gastrointestinal tract imaging (Julie M. Nightingale, Myke Kudlas, Liza Ricote); Chapter 2 - Medico-legal aspects of gastrointestinal tract imaging (P. Hogg, C.E. Thompson-Hogg); Chapter 3 - Introduction to patient preparation and pharmacology for gastrointestinal tract examinations (Alison Booth); Chapter 4 - Applied anatomy and physiology of the gastrointestinal tract (Julie M. Nightingale); Chapter 5 - Symptoms of the upper gastrointestinal disease (Christopher Wong); Chapter 6 - Investigation of salivary gland disease (Vivian Rushton); Chapter 7 - Videofluoroscopy (Roger D. Newman); Chapter 8 - Fluoroscopic examinations of the pharynx, oesophagus and stomach (Robert L. Law); Chapter 9 - Tumours of the upper gastrointestinal tract (Nyla Nasir, Najib Haboubi, Emil Salmo); Chapter 10 - Symptoms of lower gastrointestinal disease (Anne M. Pullyblank); Chapter 11 - Fluoroscopically guided fine bore intubation (Robert L. Law); Chapter 12 - Fluoroscopic investigations of the small bowel (Robert L. Law); Chapter 13 - Fluoroscopic investigations of the large bowel (Robert L. Law); Defaecating proctography (Helen Carter); Chapter 14 - Tumours of the small and large intestine (Emil Salmo, Najib Haboubi); Chapter 15 - An introduction to diverticular disease (Robert L. Law); Chapter 16 - Introduction to inflammatory conditions of the small and large bowel (Ian Shaw); chapter 17 - Cross sectional investigations, nuclear medicine, and ultrasound of the small and large bowel (Jessie Aw, S. Gandhi); Chapter 18 - CT colonography (Christine Bloor); Chapter 19 - Introduction of the reporting of gastrointestinal (GI) radiological procedures (Gary Culpan); Chapter 20 - Endoscopy of the upper and lower gastrointestinal tract (Anne M. Pullyblank, Christopher Wong); Chapter 21 - Common surgical procedures of the gastrointestinal tract (Anne M. Pullyblank, Christopher Wong); Chapter 22 - Part 1: Upper GI tract stenting (Robert L. Law), Part 2: Colorectal stenting (Derek Martin, Robert L. Law); chapter 23 - Radiotherapy and chemotherapy of GI tract malignancy (Neil A. Bayman; M.P. Saunders); Index.

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