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Atlas of Colonoscopy

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Publication Year

2005

Edition

1

Pages

248

Illustrations

1055

Format

Hardback

Publication Date

20050921

Product Description

A complete guide to colonoscopy featuring more than 1,000 superb illustrations!

In recent decades, colonoscopy has developed into one of the most essential techniques for early screening, detection, and diagnosis of colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, and other disorders. And rapid advances in interventional endoscopy offer doctors and patients an ever-increasing array of treatment possibilities. For newcomers to the technique and advanced practitioners alike, this lavishly illustrated atlas is a state-of-the-art guide to total colonoscopy. Atlas of Colonoscopy is…

Accessible:

  • Expert authors present all of the necessary instruments and examination techniques, as well as guidelines on preparation, related medications, complications, and more.
  • Tips and tricks for instrument insertion and guidance
  • Illustrated, thorough descriptions of normal findings in all colon segments
  • A logical structure and easy-to-use-layout

Practical:

  • Detailed descriptions and multiple illustrations of numerous pathological findings
  • Endoscopic criteria and differential diagnoses for all major diseases
  • Useful guide to examination procedures depending on clinical findings

Detailed:

  • Coverage of the complete spectrum of interventional colonoscopy, including polypectomy, mucosectomy, tumor treatment, removing foreign objects, treating fistulas, and suture insufficiency
  • Indications and success rates of various treatments, including thermocoagulation, injection, and mechanical treatments

Compiled by a team of experts with decades of combined experience in the field, the Atlas of Colonoscopy is an essential resource for anyone working in an endoscopy unit.