Gastrointestinal Tract Imaging - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780443067891, 9780702045493

Gastrointestinal Tract Imaging

1st Edition

An Evidence-Based Practice Guide

Print ISBN: 9780443067891
eBook ISBN: 9780702045493
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 23rd November 2009
Page Count: 436


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.

Key Features

  • Multi professional authorship.
  • Detailed evidence-informed explanations of a range of individual GI procedures, including suggestions for problem solving and adaptation of technique.
  • With extensive illustrations, medical images, boxes and tables.
  • References and further reading.
  • /ul>

Table of 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 2


No. of pages:
© Churchill Livingstone 2010
Churchill Livingstone
eBook ISBN:
Hardcover ISBN: