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Endoscopy has had a major impact in the development of modern medicine and other medical specialties. The field of endoscopic procedure has developed over the last decade. By using different data it provided a better understanding of pathogenic mechanisms, described new entities and used for early detection, diagnostic procedures and therapeutic procedures. The advantages of many technical advances and modern endoscopic equipments, endoscopy has had a developed spectacularly. Consequently, endoscopy has surpassed its function as an examination tool and it became a rapid and efficient therapeutic tool of various organs including gastrointestinal tract, head and neck, respiratory tract and others. The efficacy and usefulness of endoscopy has yet been established.

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EndoscopyEdited by Somchai Amornyotin

Published: April 30th 2013

DOI: 10.5772/50355

ISBN: 978-953-51-1071-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7136-2

Copyright year: 2013

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40682 Total Chapter Downloads

16 Crossref Citations

22 Web of Science Citations

41 Dimensions Citations


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1. Endoscopy and Histopathology

By Karel Geboes, Karen Geboes and Anne Jouret-Mourin


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2. Cleaning, Disinfection and Sterilization of Heat-Sensitive Endoscopes

By Norman Miner


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3. Anesthetic Management for Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

By Somchai Amornyotin


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4. Adhesion Prevention Strategies in Laparoscopic Surgery

By George Pados, Anastasios Makedos and Basil Tarlatzis


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5. Narrow Band Imaging (NBI) — Endoscopic Method for Detection of Head and Neck Cancer

By Petr Lukes, Michal Zabrodsky, Jan Plzak, Martin Chovanec, Jaroslav Betka, Eva Foltynova and Jan Betka


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6. Therapeutic and Diagnostic Approaches in Rhinology and Allergy

By Pongsakorn Tantilipikorn


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7. Role of Endoscopic Sinus Surgery in Pediatric Acute Complicated Sinusitis

By Timothy P. McEvoy, Charles A. Elmaraghy and Kris R. Jatana


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8. Endoscopy - An Advancement in Sinus and Skull Base Surgery

By Rickul Varshney, Faisal Zawawi, Marc A Tewfik and Saul Frenkiel


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9. Endoscopy of Larynx and Trachea with Rigid Laryngo- Tracheoscopes Under Superimposed High-Frequency Jet Ventilation (SHFJV)

By Alexander Aloy and Matthaeus Grasl


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10. Bronchology – A Well Branched Tree

By Mihai Olteanu, Costin Teodor Streba, Bogdan Oprea, Raluca Marinas, Mimi Floarea Nitu, Emilia Crisan and Tudorel Ciurea


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11. Diagnostic and Therapeutic Approaches in Respiratory Endoscopy

By R. Peric, M. de Mol, N. van Walree and J.G. Aerts


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12. Innovative Uses and Emerging Technologies in Endoscopy

By J. Van Den Bogaerde and D. Sorrentino


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13. The Use of Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration (EUS-FNA) in Cytopathology Diagnosis

By Lee-Ching Zhu, Qinghua Feng and Verena S. Grieco


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14. Endoscopy in Pregnant Patients

By Nurten Akyurek Savas


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15. Endoscopy in Pregnancy

By Paul Mitrut, Anca Oana Docea, Cornelia - Daniela Calina and Liliana Streba


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16. Modern Upper Urinary Tract Endoscopy

By Puru Naidu, Jessica Packer, Maheshi Samaraweera and John G. Calleary


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