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Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Endoscopy has had a major impact in the development of modern gastroenterology. By using different data it provided a better understanding of pathogenic mechanisms, described new entities and changed diagnostic and therapeutic strategies. Meanwhile, taking advantage of many technical advances, endoscopy has had a developed spectacularly. Video-endoscopes, magnification, confocal and narrow-band imaging endoscopes, endoscopic ultrasounds and enteroscopes emerged. Moreover, endoscopy has surpassed its function as an examination tool and it became a rapid and efficient therapeutic tool of low invasiveness. InTech Open Access Publisher selected several known names from all continents and countries with different levels of development. Multiple specific points of view, with respect to different origins of the authors were presented together with various topics regarding diagnostic or therapeutic endoscopy. This book represents a valuable tool for formation and continuous medical education in endoscopy considering the performances or technical possibilities in different parts of the world.

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Gastrointestinal EndoscopyEdited by Oliviu Pascu

Published: November 21st 2011

DOI: 10.5772/886

ISBN: 978-953-307-385-9

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6577-4

Copyright year: 2011

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44786 Total Chapter Downloads

6 Crossref Citations

16 Web of Science Citations

19 Dimensions Citations


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1. Challenges of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy in Resource-Poor Countries

By Nwokediuko Sylvester Chuks


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2. Evidence Based Guidelines for Preparation Before Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (UGIE)

By Arjuna P. De Silva


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3. Sedation Related to Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

By Mitrut Paul, Mitrut Anca Oana, Streba Liliana, Calina Daniela and Salplahta Daniel


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4. Sedation for Pediatric Endoscopies

By Vidyut Bhatia and Narendra Kumar Arora


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5. Intravenous Sedation for Pediatric Gastrointestinal Endoscopy in a Developing Country

By Somchai Amornyotin


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6. Endoscopic Aspects of Eosinophilic Esophagitis: From Diagnosis to Therapy

By Alfredo J. Lucendo and Susana Jiménez-Contreras


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7. Expression of Reactive Oxygen Species in Reflux Disease

By Emma Andreasson and Anna Casselbrant


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8. Combination Therapy After EMR/ESD for Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma with Submucosal Invasion

By Ota M., Nakamura T. and Yamamoto M.


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9. Clarithromycin Resistance and 23S rRNA Mutations in Helicobacter pylori

By Mohammad Kargar, Maryam Baghernejad, Abbas Doosti and Sadegh Ghorbani-Dalini


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10. Heterotopic Gastric Mucosal Patch of the Proximal Esophagus

By Vui Heng Chong


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11. Endoscopic Detection and Eradication of Dysplastic Barrett's Oesophagus

By L. Max Almond and Hugh Barr


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12. Atrophic Body Gastritis: A Challenge for the Presumptive Endoscopic and Histologic Diagnosis of Autoimmune Gastritis

By Alfredo J. A. Barbosa and Camila G. Miranda


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13. Evaluation of Duodenal Hypersensitivity to Acid Using Transnasal Endoscopy

By Manabu Ishii, Hiroaki Kusunoki, Noriaki Manabe, Tomoari Kamada, Ken-ichi Tarumi, Hiroshi Matsumoto, Motonori Sato, Yoshiyuki Yamanaka, Takahisa Murao, Hideaki Tsutsui, Akiko Shiotani, Jiro Hata and Ken Haruma


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14. The Role of Colonoscopy in the Prevention of Colon and Rectal Cancer

By David Martínez Ares and Pamela Estévez Boullosa


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15. Recent Advances in Diagnostic Endoscopy for Colorectal Neoplasm

By Yoji Takeuchi, Noboru Hanaoka and Masao Hanafusa


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16. Efficacy of the Pediatric Colonoscope Used as a Push Enteroscope

By Francisco Pérez-Roldán, Pedro González-Carro and María Concepción Villafáñez-García


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17. Endoscopy in Paediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

By Marco Gasparetto and Graziella Guariso


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18. Rare and Emergency Gastric Bleeding Cause – Dieulafoy's Lesion

By Baki Ekçi, Can Aktas, Sezgin Sarikaya, Asli Cetin Celik and Didem Ay


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19. Pharmacological Therapy for Recurrent Obscure Gastrointestinal Bleeding

By Javier Molina-Infante, Gema Vinagre-Rodriguez and Miguel Fernandez-Bermejo


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