Practical Colonoscopy by Jerome D. WayePractical Colonoscopy by Jerome D. Waye

Practical Colonoscopy

byJerome D. Waye, James Aisenberg, Peter H. Rubin

Hardcover | June 4, 2013

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Colonoscopy: Tips and Tricks is a practical guide to the fundamentals of this very common medical procedure. Specialists will also find it a useful refresher tool and trainees in gastroenterology and practicing endoscopist doctors will find it an indispensable resource. Simply split into four sections, Pre-procedure, Basic Procedure, Operative Procedures and Post-procedure, the reader will be taken through the basics of performing colonoscopy in a step-by-step fashion, with full attention given to setting up the colonoscopy setting and preparing the patient as well as the fundamentals behind the different procedures themselves. Authored by one the world’s leading expert in colonoscopy, Jerry Waye, along with an up and coming GI fellow at Mount Sinai. Complete with a companion website featuring approximately 40 video clips of colonoscopy procedures being performed by leading experts.

Title:Practical ColonoscopyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:212 pages, 9.9 × 7 × 0.68 inPublished:June 4, 2013Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0470670584

ISBN - 13:9780470670583

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Table of Contents

List of Video Clips, vii

Preface, x

About the companion website, xii

Section 1: Pre-procedure

1 The Endoscopy Unit, Colonoscope, and Accessories, 3

2 The Role of the Endoscopy Assistant during Colonoscopy, 16

3 Indications and Contraindications for Colonoscopy, 24

4 Preparation for Colonoscopy, 30

Section 2: Basic Procedure

5 Sedation for Colonoscopy, 39

6 Colonoscopy Technique: The Ins and Outs, 46

7 Colonoscopic Findings, 69

8 Diagnostic Biopsy, 83

Section 3: Operative Procedures

9 Thermal Techniques: Electrosurgery, Argon Plasma Coagulation, and Laser, 91

10 Basic Principles and Techniques of Polypectomy, 99

11 Difficult Polypectomy, 116

12 Management of Malignant Polyps, 132

13 Therapeutic Colonoscopy, 140

14 Complications of Colonoscopy, 147

Section 4: Current and Future Considerations

15 Quality in Colonoscopy, 161

16 Teaching and Training in Colonoscopy, 167

17 Computed Tomographic Colonography (“Virtual” Colonoscopy), 175

18 Advanced Imaging Techniques, 178

19 The Future of Colonoscopy, 186

Index, 191

Plate section can be found facing page 52