ISBN 9783131431516,Endoscopic Ultrasound: An Introductory Manual And Atlas

Endoscopic Ultrasound: An Introductory Manual And Atlas

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ISBN 9783131431516

Thieme Georg Verlag

Publication Year 2006

ISBN 9783131431516

ISBN-10 3131431512


Number of Pages 408 Pages
Language (English)


Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) is now considered one of the most essential and cost-effective techniques in the assessment of a wide range of gastrointestinal diseases. A remarkably versatile, minimally invasive procedure, it also calls for a high level of anatomic knowledge and technical prowess. This lavishly illustrated volume -- a textbook and atlas in one -- offers medical professionals the most comprehensive overview of EUS available, as well as a wealth of valuable insights from diverse leaders in the field. Features: More than 900 up-to-date, superior-quality images Clear, step-by-step instructions for all current procedures and techniques Logical, easy-to-use structure throughout, including the requisite anatomy and pathology Strategies for selecting patients and procedures, including hygiene requirements, informed consent, patient positioning and monitoring, and more Precise clinical descriptions and valuable tips and techniques for diagnosis and treatment Guidance on the successful handling of needling and catheters Insightful discussions of the uses and limitations of evolving techniques Chapters on contrast-enhanced EUS techniques and SonoElastography Designed specifically for specialists and trainees in gastroenterology, pneumology, and surgery, Endoscopic Ultrasound -- with its broad scope and up-to-date information -- is also essential reading for anyone wishing to explore and exploit the potential of state-of-the-art EUS.