Practical Pediatric Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
AUTHOR: Gershman, George and Ament, Marvin
PUBLISHER: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
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It gives detailed descriptions of the investigation, diagnosis and therapeutic pediatric GI endoscopy treatments with special attention to the differences between instruments used for adults and for pediatric patients.
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.
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 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.
PUBLICATION DATE: 1/8/2007