The reference text for all those practicing diagnostic and therapeutic pediatric endoscopy – trainees, trainers, specialist endoscopists, gastroenterologists and hepatologists alike.
Practical Pediatric Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 3rd Edition provides a comprehensive and up-to-date exploration for the performance of endoscopy in infants, children and young adults. Written in the form of a complete “how to” manual and filled with step-by-step instructions, this book seeks to bring newcomers to the field of pediatric gastrointestinal endoscopy quickly up to speed. The book is also highly useful for experienced specialist endoscopists and gastroenterologists to brush up on best practice in standard techniques and explore advanced topics in the field.
Practical Pediatric Gastrointestinal Endoscopy highlights the substantial and important differences between performing an endoscopy on a mature adult and performing one in a pediatric patient. The differences discussed include:
Subtleties of diagnostic technique specific to children
Application of therapeutic endoscopy to specifically pediatric scenarios
Anesthesia and sedation
Training and skill maintenance
Sophisticated endoscopic techniques adapted from adult endoscopy to children and those techniques specifically orientated to problems and diseases mainly encountered in childhood
This guide is becoming an essential companion for those of us providing diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy for children in the world today and opens the door to future possibilities in this ever-evolving field.