Essential new title in the Advanced Digestive Endoscopy series. Advanced Digestive Endoscopy: Practice & Safety provides a practical manual. Editorial Reviews. Book Description. Essential new title in the Advanced Endoscopy series.
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This not only ensures peak performance of the endoscope, but also allows immediate detection of internal defects that could be a potential focus of infection within the device. ASGE, with more than 11, members worldwide, promotes the highest standards for endoscopic training and practice, fosters endoscopic research, and is the foremost resource for endoscopic education. Cotton Medical University of South Carolina. Prior to the performance of a procedure, an endoscope must be carefully cleaned and disinfected according to guidelines published by the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, which have been endorsed by every major medical association dealing with endoscopy and infection control. WEO makes constant efforts to reach out to physicians around the world, and strives to promote quality in endoscopy to serve its members and to champion better patient care globally. Given the multiple benefits of endoscopy, it is no wonder that the number of procedures performed grows each year and that endoscopy is a mainstay of digestive disease treatment plans and health maintenance strategies.
Key features include: Written by the leading international names in endoscopy Text has been expertly edited by Peter Cotton into a succinct and instructive format Presented in short paragraphs structured with headings, subheadings and bullet points Richly illustrated throughout with full-color photographs. Thomas Hospital Medical School London. He attracted postgraduates from many countries, held numerous teaching courses, and introduced live CCTV workshops.
In he became Professor of Medicine and Chief of Endoscopy at Duke University in North Carolina, and developed a state of the art endoscopy center. He maintained his interests in teaching, new techniques, and careful outcome evaluation.
He moved to Charleston, South Carolina in to initiate and lead a Digestive Disease Center, dedicated to multi-disciplinary patient care, and the research and education needed to enhance it. Table of contents List of contributors.
Cotton Medical University of South Carolina. Lewin Medical University of South Carolina.
Features Essential new title in the Advanced Digestive Endoscopy series Provides a practical manual on how to perform techniques safely and effectively in order to maximise value, and to reduce risks Covers training, endoscopy and imaging equipment, infection control, patient preparation and monitoring, complications and how to avoid and deal with them. Until recently it was regarded as a routine procedure that could be performed by general gastroenterologists until outcome and follow-up analyses revealed unacceptably high levels of complications.
The opinion-leaders in endoscopy have brought about a shift in attitude. The emphasis is now very much on a 'back to basics' approach with retraining recommended for all levels of doctors performing endoscopy - and several techniques restricted to only the very experienced. This series is aimed at the endoscopist with some experience who wishes to achieve competency in the more advanced techniques. The book includes information and guidelines for all aspects of practice management relating to endoscopy.
It provides a practical manual on how to perform techniques in the most safe and effective ways to reduce complications. It also contains techniques for screening, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up from THE leading international names.
Chapter 1: Overview - Peter Cotton. Peterson and Beverley Ott. Vargo 'Comment' by Duncan Bell.
Chapter 4: Endoscopic Equipment - Greg Ginsberg. Farin and K. Chapter 9: Pathology - David Lewin.
Evans and Lori Mahajan. Pancreas and Biliary Tract Cytohistology.