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.
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Gastrointestinal disorders in children range from benign to life-threatening, and acute to chronic. They include:- GERD- Chronic abdominal pain- Inflammatory bowel disorders, including Crohn's disease and colitis- Motility disorders, including Irritable Bowel Syndrome- Liver disease- Colon polyps- Colic- Diarrhoea- Constipation- Fecal incontinence- Malabsorption disorders- Peptic ulcer disease- Esophegeal varices- Foreign body ingestionMost of these disorders will require endoscopy or colonoscopy as part of the investigation, diagnosis or treatment. These procedures are safely used in all groups of children, including newborns. Although the instruments are similar, endoscopy and colonoscopy in children are different from the same procedures in adults, in many aspects such as preparation, sedation, technique, and spectrum of therapeutic manipulations.- The only text available that provides detailed, evidence-based guidance on indications, techniques and procedures for endoscopy in pediatrics- The procedures are accompanied by easy-to-follow colour diagrams- Includes an extremely comprehensive atlas of endoscopic images, illustrating both normal and abnormal pathologyFrom the Back Cover:
Practical Pediatric Gastrointestinal Endoscopy is the only text available that is focused on detailed instructions of all practical aspects of diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures in children. The advice is based on unique personal experience of thousands of endoscopic or colonoscopic procedures, written by a team of authors with experience in performing the diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures in children and infants of all ages.
This book gives detailed descriptions of the investigation, diagnosis and therapeutic pediatric GI endoscopy treatments and also looks at the mechanical and optical characteristics of endoscopes and principles of image processing with special attention to the differences between instruments used for adults and for pediatric patients.
The step-by-step description of each procedure explains the purpose of each maneuvre, with much greater emphases on the practical aspects of diagnostics and therapeutic procedures to provide the best results and maximize patient safety. It looks at patient care before, during and after procedures and considers the new and less invasive Wireless Capsule Endoscopy options that will be less traumatic for the pediatric patient.
The key points of each step are accompanied by easy-to-follow color diagrams and a comprehensive atlas of endoscopic images, illustrating both normal and abnormal pathology, aiding and perfecting diagnosis and treatment. The diagnostic procedures described are tailored to the age-related variation in common GI pathology and this book gives comprehensive descriptions and explanations of the differences for procedures in children from those in adults.
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Buchbeschreibung Wiley John & Sons Feb 2012, 2012. Buch. Buchzustand: Neu. Neuware - A highly practical 'how to' guide to performing endoscopy inchildren and infants, with step-by-step instructions 254 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9781444336498