Therapeutic Laser Endoscopy in Gastrointestinal Disease by David E. FleischerTherapeutic Laser Endoscopy in Gastrointestinal Disease by David E. Fleischer

Therapeutic Laser Endoscopy in Gastrointestinal Disease

byDavid E. FleischerEditorDavid Jensen, Peter Bright-Asare

Paperback | January 11, 2012

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Title:Therapeutic Laser Endoscopy in Gastrointestinal DiseaseFormat:PaperbackDimensions:225 pagesPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:940096725X

ISBN - 13:9789400967250

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Table of Contents

1. Medical laser fundamentals.- 2. Laser tissue interaction.- 3. Natural history of upper gastrointestinal bleeding and determinants of outcome.- 4. Endoscopic control of gastrointestinal bleeding with don-laser devices.- 5. Endoscopic and pharmacologic therapy of upper gastrointestinal bleeding. Laser vs. pharmacotherapy vs. autacid.- 6. European experience with Nd: YAG and argon laser for therapy of upper gastrointestinal bleeding.- 7. Controlled trials of laser therapy in the treatment of upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage.- 8a. Treatment techniques for massive upper gastrointestinal bleeding. General considerations.- 8b. Specific treatment techniques for massive upper gastrointestinal bleeding.- 9. Therapy of upper gastrointestinal bleeding: Electrocautery vs. argon laser vs. Nd: YAG laser. Panel discussion. Moderator.- 10. A general overview of treatment techniques. Panel discussion. Moderator.- 11. Endoscopic laser therapy of upper gastrointestinal carcinomas.- 12. Laser therapy of colonic neoplasms.- 13. Gastrointestinal angiomata: diagnosis and treatment with laser therapy and other endoscopic modalities.- 14. Non-gastrointestinal uses of lasers in medicine and surgery.- 15. Organization of a multidisciplinary laser center.- 16. Complications of endoscopic laser therapy.- 17. Use of lasers in community hospitals in United States.- 18. Legal aspects of laser use in the United States.- 19. Undecided issues about the use of lasers in gastrointestinal disease. Panel discussion. Moderator.- 20. Current limitations, new technological directions and areas of investigation. Panel discussion. Moderator.