Handbook of Capsule Endoscopy

Handbook of Capsule Endoscopy

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Handbook of Capsule Endoscopy is a concise guide to the clinical diagnostic use of capsule endoscopy, a non-invasive imaging technology of the gastrointestinal tract. This book is written by an international team with over 30 authors from 8 countries, mainly China, Britain, Israel, Italy, Germany, Korea, United Arab Emirates and the United States. This book introduces nearly all aspects of capsule endoscopy, including the six devices currently in use, the set up procedures, indications and contraindications, its application in three organs, special use in pediatrics, safety issues and case presentations. This book is an ideal reference work for physicians and surgeons who wish to utilize this helpful imaging technology. Prof. Zhaoshen Li and Associate Prof. Zhuan Liao are doctors in Changhai Hospital, the Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China. Mark McAlindon is a consultant gastroenterologist and the directorate of gastroenterology in Royal Hallamshire Hospital, England, the United Kingdom.There is consensus that a period of fasting, but allowing clear fluids (i.e. allowed water, clear lemonade, milk-less tea), for a ... Most studies have looked into preparation taken the day before ingestion of the capsule, and only a handful have looked into taking the bowel preparation soon after ingestion [10a€“12]. ... Unfortunately, they did not have a comparison group taking PEG solution before ingestion.

Title:Handbook of Capsule Endoscopy
Author:Zhaoshen Li, Mark McAlindon
Publisher:Springer - 2014-07-30


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