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Author Gershman, George.
Title Practical Pediatric Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.
Imprint Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2011.
Edition Second edition.

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Author Gershman, George.
Subject Pediatric gastroenterology.
Gastrointestinal system -- Endoscopic surgery.
Alt Name Thomson, Mike (Mike Andrew)
Description 1 online resource (256 pages)
Edition Second edition.
Contents Practical Pediatric Gastrointestinal Endoscopy; Contents; Contributors; Part One: Pediatric Endoscopy Setting; 1: Introduction; 2: Settings and staff; Pediatric endoscopy nurse; Disinfections of the endoscopes and accessories; Documentation; FURTHER READING; 3: Video endoscope: how does it work?; Overview; Insertion tube; Video image capture; "Reading" the image created on the CCD; Resolution, magnification & angle of view; Reproduction of color; Reproduction of motion; Narrow-band imaging; Digital imaging post-processing; Troubleshooting; Endoscope reprocessing; FURTHER READING.
4: Pediatric procedural sedation for gastrointestinal endoscopyDefinitions/levels of sedation; Goals of sedation; Risks and complications associated with monitored sedation; Before sedation; During sedation; Postsedation care; Specific sedation techniques; Conclusions; Appendix 4.1 ASA physical status classification; FURTHER READING; Part Two: Basic Pediatric Endoscopy Techniques; 5: Diagnostic upper gastrointestinal endoscopy; Preparation for esophageal intubation; Assembling the equipment and pre-procedure check-up; Endoscope handling; Techniques of esophageal intubation.
Exploration of the esophagus, stomach and duodenum"Pull and twist technique"; Biopsy technique; Indications for upper endoscopy and associated pathology; Indications for urgent endoscopy; Indications for elective/diagnostic endoscopy; Esophagitis unrelated to GERD; Push enteroscopy; Push enteroscopy/jejunoscopy; FURTHER READING; 6: Therapeutic upper GI endoscopy; Pneumatic dilatation of benign esophageal strictures; Pneumatic dilation in achalasia; Foreign Bodies; Endoscopic hemostasis; Constrictive, mechanical devices; Thermal coagulation; Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy.
Nasojejunal and gastrojejunal tube placementFURTHER READING; 7: Pediatric colonoscopy; Indications for colonoscopy; Preparation for colonoscopy; Equipment; Embryology of the colon; Common pathology; Rare pathology; FURTHER READING; 8: Polypectomy; Basic principles of electrosurgery; Snare loops; The Routine Polypectomy; Safety Routine; Safety conditions and techniques; Complications; FURTHER READING; 9: Chromoendoscopy; Indications; Application technique; Recognition of the lesions; FURTHER READING; Part Three: Advanced Pediatric Endoscopy Techniques.
10: Endoscopic hemostasis of variceal bleeding with polymeric glue: indications, preparation, instruments and technique and complications of N-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate injectionPreparation and technique; Complications; Thrombin; FURTHER READING; 11: Endoscopic treatment of benign esophageal strictures with removable or biodegradable stents; Introduction; Conventional treatment of esophageal strictures in children; Esophageal stent: the new approach to refractory or relapsing benign esophageal strictures; Pediatric experience; Discussion and conclusion; FURTHER READING.
Note 12: Endoscopic application of Mitomycin C for intractable strictures.
Summary This practical step-by-step guide to performing GI endoscopy safely and effectively in children covers the use of endoscopy as both a diagnostic and a therapeutic modality. Now with an entirely new section focusing on advanced endoscopic techniques, such as such as pancreatic cysto-gastrostomy, confocal endo microscopy, and single balloon enteroscopy, the new edition gives trainees and practitioners access to the most recent, as well as the most dependable, information.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781444354546
9781444354577 (electronic bk.)
1444354574 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 768732501
Additional Format Print version: Gershman, George. Practical Pediatric Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, ©2011 9781444336498

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