Capsule Endoscopy

1st Edition

Text with DVD


  • Douglas Faigel
  • David Cave
    • Print ISBN 9781416034025

    Key Features

    • Includes more than 900 images and videos—including relevant pathology slides—of all conditions that can be identified using a capsule endoscope so you can make the best informed diagnosis.
    • Presents detailed discussions on preparation, techniques, indications, precautions, contraindications, diagnostic checklists, further testing suggestions, and billing guidelines to help you confidently handle everything you might encounter in clinical practice.
    • Examines the developing indications for the technique to prepare you for the widespread use of the procedure in the near future.
    • Uses a tightly focused, consistently organized format, ensuring you get all the information you need without the repetition you don't want.
    • Offers a DVD of procedural video clips that provide context and clinical relevancy to static images and enhances interpretation.
    • Features a downloadable image bank that lets you create electronic presentation.

    Table of Contents

    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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