Colonoscopy: Principles and Practice, Second Edition

Jerome D. Waye, Douglas K. Rex, Christopher B. Williams

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First Edition - Winner of 2004 BMA Medical Book Competition in Gastroenterology. The second edition of this prize winning book is written by some of the world's foremost experts in the field of colonoscopy and colonic imaging. Every chapter has been updated and 5 new chapters have been added to include the latest information and advances in the field of colonoscopy: Capsule Colonoscopy; Narrow Band Imaging; Confocal Endomicroscopy; Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection in the Colon; New Colonoscopes and Assist Devices. Drawing on the vast experience of the authors it covers every area of medicine that impacts on colonoscopy, including virtual colonography, pathology, techniques for pediatric and adult procedures, and legal aspects concerning colonoscopy. The book is focused on patient care, and provides explanations on how to perform the procedure effectively and make the best outcome for your patients. It serves as a detailed manual of procedures, extensively illustrated with diagrams and photographs. The book includes a companion DVD with supplementary material: a lecture on the history of colonoscopy, interviews with famous gastroenterologists, demonstrations of techniques, and typical and unusual cases. Click here to view a sample clip from the DVD, This is an invaluable compendium on all aspects of colonoscopy, suitable for use by every grade of practitioner world-wide and an essential reference book for allestablishments with an endoscopy facility.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages816
ISBN (Print)9781405175999
StatePublished - 16 Sep 2009


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