Double-Balloon Endoscopy

Double-Balloon Endoscopy

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Endoscopic access to the small intestine has long presented a challenge to physicians. This book describes the principles, insertion technique, and clinical applications of double-balloon endoscopy, which will become the gold standard of enteroscopy and which may well eliminate the need for intraoperative enteroscopy in many patients. Leading the way to a new approach, this book provides an invaluable source of reference for all practitioners working in the field.We have rarely found food residue in the small intestine in patients fasting only on the day of the examination as in the ... Pale yellow intestinal fluids do not interfere with the insertion or the examination. ... Example of a prescription sodium picosulfate (regular laxative): 0.75% 10 ml p.o. on the night before the examinationanbsp;...

Title:Double-Balloon Endoscopy
Author:K. Sugano, H. Yamamoto, H. Kita
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-01-26


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