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Practical Gastrointestinal Endoscopy has become the basic primer for endoscopy around the world. This new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated. Drawing on the vast experience of the authors it provides clear and practical guidance on the fundamentals of standard endoscopy practice. It describes procedures in great depth and addresses improved therapeutic techniques and advances in technology. The book is well illustrated throughout with color line drawings and diagrams. It is an indispensable resource for all trainees in gastroenterology and essential read for all practising endoscopists who are interested in improving their techniques.Content: Chapter 1 The Endoscopy Unit and Staff (pages 1–6): Chapter 2 Endoscopic Equipment (pages 7–21): Chapter 3 Patient Care, Risks, and Safety (pages 22–36): Chapter 4 Upper Endoscopy: Diagnostic Techniques (pages 37–60): Chapter 5 Therapeutic Upper Endoscopy (pages 61–86): Chapter 6 Colonoscopy and Flexible Sigmoidoscopy (pages 87–175): Chapter 7 Therapeutic Colonoscopy (pages 176–206): Chapter 8 Resources and Links (pages 208–209):
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Peter B. Cotton (born 1939) is a British Gastroenterologist best known for his advancement in digestive disease, pioneering and naming the ERCP procedure and creating the Digestive Disease Center at the Medical University of South Carolina.
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