This book is a concise guide to gastrointestinal cancers, focussing specifically on endoscopic imaging and treatment. Each chapter discusses the different approaches for endoscopic diagnosis, looking at the etiology, epidemiology, endoscopic techniques and role of endoscopic interventions for all major types of gastrointestinal cancer. Written by a renowned author and editor team from the UK, Europe, USA and Asia this manual includes nearly 200 colour images and illustrations. Also included are two video DVDs of thirteen different endoscopic procedures. Key Features Concise guide to endoscopic imaging, diagnosis and treatment of major gastrointestinal cancers Renowned author and editor team from the UK, Europe, USA and Asia Nearly 200 colour images and illustrations Includes video DVDs of various endoscopic proceduresIt is associated with a poor survival rate, which makes early diagnosis of gastric cancer essential. ... treatment amounts to 20% at 5 years.4a#39;5 One of the reasons for such poor survival is that these cancers are diagnosed at an advanced stage.
|Author||:||Prateek Sharma, Nageshwar Reddy|
|Publisher||:||JP Medical Ltd - 2012-12-30|