Abdominal Ultrasound for Surgeons

Author: Ellen J. Hagopian,Junji Machi

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1461495997

Category: Medical

Page: 311

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Abdominal Ultrasound for Surgeons provides a comprehensive guide to the use of ultrasonography in surgical practice of abdominal diseases. The content is divided into three major sections, with the final section being dedicated to the logistics of incorporating ultrasound into a surgical practice. In Part I : The Basics, the principles of ultrasonography are reviewed focusing on ultrasound physics, equipment and instrumentation. A detailed approach to the various scanning methods with image and artifact interpretation is demonstrated with illustrations and images. In Part II : Anatomy, Application and Intervention, ultrasound anatomy and its use in surgery are detailed. The normal and abnormal ultrasound anatomy of specific abdominal organ or organ systems (esophagus, liver, pancreas, biliary, stomach, anorectum, vascularabdominal wall) with illustrations and images are demonstrated. A state-of-the-art review of the major applications of surgical abdominal ultrasound is provided in this section ranging from trauma ultrasound and laparoscopic staging to techniques in ultrasound guidance and three-dimensional targeting. In Part III : Ultrasound in Surgical Practice, the practical aspects of incorporation of ultrasound into a surgical practice are addressed with topics ranging from credentialing to coding and billing. Abdominal Ultrasound for Surgeons will serve as a very useful resource and guide for surgeons and students with little to some experience in ultrasound, including practicing surgeons, surgical fellows and surgical residents.
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Ultrasound for Surgeons

Author: Junji Machi,Edgar D. Staren

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781742917

Category: Medical

Page: 506

View: 6086

Edited by two preeminent leaders in the use of ultrasound in surgical practice, this volume is a state-of-the-art guide to preoperative and intraoperative applications of ultrasound. The book familiarizes surgeons with current equipment, scanning techniques, and interventional instrumentation and provides detailed instruction on diagnostic and interventional ultrasound for specific surgical diseases in each anatomic region. A major portion of the book focuses on intraoperative, laparoscopic, and endoscopic ultrasound in abdominal organs. Coverage also includes ultrasound in trauma and acute care settings. Hundreds of ultrasound images complement the text. Line drawings are used to clarify the images where necessary.
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Ultrasound for the Surgeon

Author: Edgar D. Staren,Maurice E. Arregui

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780397515875

Category: Medical

Page: 292

View: 8275

This text provides surgeons with an introduction to the use of state-of-the-art ultrasound technology in the diagnosis and treatment of surgical diseases. Coverage begins with a review of ultrasound principles, instrumentation, and techniques. The next group of chapters describes the normal and pathologic ultrasound appearances of the abdomen (particularly the pancreas, gastrointestinal tract, and spleen); the hepatobiliary tract; the colon and rectum; the breast; and the peripheral vascular system. A major portion of the book details the applications of interventional, intraoperative, laparoscopic, and endoscopic ultrasound. Also included is a chapter on the use of ultrasound in the management of trauma. More than 350 illustrations complement the text throughout.
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Ultrasound for Surgeons

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781570595974

Category: Medical

Page: 172

View: 3486

This pocket-sized handbook describes techniques for performing focused assessment by sonography in trauma situations and other applications in the ICU, operation room, and office. Topics of the 15 contributions include abdominal aortic aneurysm screening, surveillance of deep vein thrombosis, insertion of central catheters, transcranial Doppler, tr
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Ultrasound in Surgical Practice

Basic Principles and Clinical Applications

Author: Jay K. Harness,Dennis B. Wisher

Publisher: Wiley-Liss


Category: Medical

Page: 568

View: 8430

This groundbreaking textbook provides the first comprehensive overview of the utility of ultrasonography in surgical practice. Designed for easy reference as well as complete coverage, Ultrasound in Surgical Practice: Basic Principles and Clinical Applications includes a detailed introduction to the basic principles of ultrasonography as well as extensively illustrated guidelines for "reading" ultrasound images. The book's scope embraces equipment, technique, and interpretation and its highly visual, didactic approach provides the reader with numerous examples of normal and abnormal sonographic findings. Featuring contributions from leading experts, Ultrasound in Surgical Practice: Basic Principles and Clinical Applications includes individual chapters on such topics as: * Breast Ultrasound * Abdominal Ultrasound * Trauma Ultrasound * Intraoperative and Laparoscopic Ultrasound * Endoscopic Ultrasound of the Stomach and Pancreas * Endoluminal Ultrasound of the Rectum and Esophagus * Ultrasound in Endocrine Diseases * Gynecologic Ultrasound for Surgeons Ultrasound in Surgical Practice: Basic Principles and Clinical Applications is an indispensable reference for all surgeons and surgical residents. Related Title Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery: Imaging Strategies and Surgical Decision-Making Stephen R. T. Evans, M.D. and Susan M. Ascher, M.D. Provides detailed protocols for the effective pre- and intraoperative use of ultrasound, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging as well as endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, angiography, and nuclear medicine.
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Essential US for Trauma: E-FAST

Author: Mauro Pietro Zago

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 8847052742

Category: Medical

Page: 100

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E-FAST (extended focused assessment by sonograpy for trauma) represents the basic ultrasonographic approach to any trauma patient. Identification or exclusion of free fluid and air in the abdominal and thoracic cavities plays a pivotal role in deciding the immediate diagnostic and therapeutic path. Learning E-FAST is mandatory for all acute care surgeons and all physicians involved in trauma management. The structure of the book and its practical approach will make it an easy-to-consult and quick reference tool for beginners and a useful support for more experienced professionals.
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Surgical Ultrasound

An Interdisciplinary Approach for Surgeons, Internists, and Ultrasound Technicians

Author: Ren Mantke,Ulrich Peitz

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 313161871X

Category: Medical

Page: 445

View: 5677

This unique book is written specifically for surgeons. But that's not all. Edited by a surgeon and a gastroenterology specialist, its relevant to both these disciplines. What's more, it's comprehensive and detailed: it covers everything from the technical basics, to emergency surgical ultrasound, to possible further diagnostic procedures. A truly practical guideOver 850 high-quality illustrations help to put the theory into practice. And explanatory drawings next to each ultrasound picture make it easy for even the inexperienced eye to interpret images. Clear, concise -- and easy to useInformation is broken down into clear sections. Each section focuses on the surgical ultrasound of a specific organ system, and is written by a proven expert in the field.Topics include: The acute abdomen Thoracic and abdominal trauma Endoscopic ultrasound Doppler and color-coded Duplex ultrasound Transplantation ultrasound Intraoperative ultrasound
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Abdominal Ultrasound: Step by Step

Author: Berthold Block

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 3131645636

Category: Medical

Page: 352

View: 862

That straight-forward approach, coupled with more than 1,000 high-quality images and illustrations, enables hand-on learning, yielding the ability to assimilate these techniques quickly and adeptly. This is a stellar resource that provides the requisite tools... -- Doody's Review (starred review) This third edition of a well-established text from Berthold Block maintains the same style and clarity as previous editions, taking the novice ultrasound practitioner through a series of steps across systems and levels towards scanning competency and evaluation of the findings. -- RAD Magazine The third edition of this practical reference guide has been updated with a modern, visually attractive design and expanded content. The book is ideal for healthcare professionals with little or no experience in administering and interpreting abdominal ultrasound examinations. It is practice-oriented and structured in a way that allows readers with varying degrees of ultra-sonography knowledge to utilize the material according to their individual experience and needs. Each chapter includes a systematic, detailed description of the anatomy involved in the ultrasound examination, with easy-to-digest steps that follow standardized routine and protocol. That straight-forward approach, coupled with more than 1,000 high-quality images and illustrations, enables hands-on learning, yielding the ability to assimilate these techniques quickly and adeptly. This is a stellar resource that provides the requisite tools to locate and display the anatomical structure being tested, position and move the transducers accurately, describe and interpret the findings correctly, and differentiate key findings from the many image artifacts that typically occur. Key Highlights: In-depth discussion of organ boundaries, organ details, anatomical relationships, potentially abnormal findings, tips, and clearly defined learning objectives Anatomical drawings incorporate a "sliced 3-D" view that show how the structures are displayed by the sector-shaper beam Each chapter includes a series of images replicating the 3-D impression that results from the transducer moving across the body Schematic drawings illustrate the ultrasound images, including a body marker that shows the transducer position The "sono-consultant": a systematic guide to evaluating ultrasound findings and establishing a differential diagnosis This step-by-step guide is an invaluable, pragmatic resource to have on hand while performing abdominal ultrasound on the patient. In-depth but concise, this is an essential teaching guide for medical students, residents, technicians, and physicians who need to learn and master these examination techniques.
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Small Animal Diagnostic Ultrasound - E-Book

Author: John S. Mattoon,Thomas G. Nyland

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323242960

Category: Medical

Page: 680

View: 6199

Now in full-color with over 750 vivid images located near their text descriptions, Small Animal Diagnostic Ultrasound, 3rd Edition is the must-have resource for coverage of the basic principles of ultrasonography in small animal medical care. Using a logical body-systems approach, where chapters are organized from "head to tail," this third edition offers completely revised and up-to-date information regarding the latest techniques, applications, and developments in ultrasonography including expanded coverage of Doppler imaging principles and new gross anatomic and pathological specimen images. Also new to this edition are 100 video clips (housed on a companion website) that demonstrate normal and abnormal conditions as they appear in ultrasound scans. "This is the book that any clinician that has interest in veterinary diagnostic imaging should have." Reviewed by Denis Novak on behalf of European Journal of Companion Animal Practice, June 2015 "There will be very few clinicians who will fail to learn something new within a few minutes of opening it." Reviewed by Louise McLean on behalf of Veterinary Record, July 2015 Video clips accessible on the accompanying website allows the ultrasonographer to visualise organs in motion. The real stuff!" Reviewed by Fabienne Dethioux on behalf of Royal Canin: Vets Today, July 2015 Head-to-tail chapter organization makes finding specific information quick and easy. The most up-to-date ultrasound imaging techniques ensure you stay on top of the industry. Online glossary contains over 400 terms offer a more complete understanding of ultrasonography. NEW! Color Design includes over 750 images appearing near their text mentions. NEW! Approximately 100 video clips located on the companion website demonstrate conditions as they appear to an ultrasonographer. NEW! Updated and expanded coverage of Doppler imaging principles and applications, including non-cardiac organs and abdominal vasculature, keep you up to date in this critical area. NEW! Gross anatomic and pathological specimen images accompany the ultrasound images to help orient you to the tissues under study.
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Perioperative Pain Management

Author: Felicia Cox

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444309595

Category: Medical

Page: 336

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Perioperative Pain Management is a practical, evidence-based guide to the effective management of perioperative pain even in the most challenging situations. It provides readers with an understanding of the physiology, pharmacology and psychology of acute pain together with key messages for best practice. Barriers to effective acute pain management are explored and suggestions for improving practices and removing obstructions are given. The psychosocial impact of acute pain and personal coping strategies are reviewed in an easy to read format. Specific sections focus on managing perioperative pain in: paediatrics; the older patient; patients with chronic painful conditions; the patient with renal dysfunction; and day case surgery. Perioperative Pain Management will be invaluable to all nurses from undergraduate students to experienced clinical nurse specialists and lecturers as well as pharmacists, operating department practitioners, and physiotherapists .
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Ultrasound of the Hand and Upper Extremity

A Step-by-Step Guide

Author: John R. Fowler,Nandkumar Rawool

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 1626238871

Category: Medical

Page: 202

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Mobile ultrasonography is revolutionizing the way hand surgery patients are managed. Ultrasound of the Hand and Upper Extremity: A Step-by-Step Guide is the first book on this field that is intended for practicing hand surgeons and the radiologists who work with them. A stepwise, practical guide specially designed for quick reference, with bullet-point text, informative figures, and detailed clinical examples, this book and its accompanying videos are ideal for the busy clinician. Edited by John R. Fowler and Nandkumar M. Rawool, with contributions by other experts with long experience in ultrasound techniques, this book features a reader-friendly chapter structure that describes the appropriate setup, anatomic landmarks, probe and patient positioning, comparative normal anatomy, relevant pathologic anatomy, and available injection techniques for 14 anatomic areas and conditions. Key Highlights Full-color photographs to depict proper patient and probe positioning for optimal results Expert advice on ultrasound machine settings for achieving the best images in various structures Labeled ultrasound images of deformities and normal anatomy for comparative clinical use Thirteen instructive videos highlight ultrasound techniques for a range of structures and pathologies This unique guidebook for upper limb ultrasound methods is the essential primary reference for all practicing hand surgeons and residents, as well as orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine specialists, and radiologists who must provide their patients with unrivaled care using state-of-the-art equipment and techniques.
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Current Therapy of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care E-Book

Author: Juan A. Asensio,Donald D. Trunkey

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323070868

Category: Medical

Page: 816

View: 8105

Here’s a unified evidence-based approach to problems encountered in trauma and critical care surgical situations. Comprehensive and concise, it is ideal for a quick overview before entering the operating room or ICU, or as a review for board certification or recertification. Be prepared for the unexpected with practical, concise coverage of major surgical problems in trauma and critical care. Get expert practical and up-to-date guidance on ventilator management, damage control, noninvasive techniques, imaging, infection control, dealing with mass casualties, treating injuries induced by chemical and biological agents, and much more. Find the information you need quickly and easily through numerous illustrations, key points boxes, algorithms, and tables.
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Imaging for Plastic Surgery

Author: Luca Saba,Warren M. Rozen,Alberto Alonso-Burgos,Diego Ribuffo

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1466551119

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 893

View: 2170

Preoperative imaging is increasingly being adopted for preoperative planning in plastic and reconstructive surgery. Accurate preoperative analysis can reduce the length of operations and maximize surgical design and dissection techniques. Imaging for Plastic Surgery covers the techniques, applications, and potentialities of medical imaging technology in plastic and reconstructive surgery. Presenting state-of-the-art research on evolving imaging modalities, this cutting-edge text: Provides a practical introduction to imaging modalities that can be used during preoperative planning Addresses imaging principles of the face, head, neck, breast, trunk, and extremities Identifies the strengths and weaknesses of all available imaging modalities Demonstrates the added value of imaging in different clinical scenarios Comprised of contributions from world-class experts in the field, Imaging for Plastic Surgery is an essential imaging resource for surgeons, radiologists, and patient care professionals.
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Ultrasonography in Urology

A Practical Approach to Clinical Problems

Author: Edward I. Bluth,Carol B. Benson,Philip W. Ralls

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 1604064692

Category: Medical

Page: 192

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The second edition of Ultrasonography in Urology: A Practical Approach to Clinical Problems provides an up-to-date resource for the essential information needed for selecting the appropriate imaging examination and confidently completing the imaging workup of a patient. Recognized experts in the field provide the latest recommendations for clinical applications of ultrasound in urology. For each clinical problem, the authors guide the reader through the diagnostic evaluation, reviewing the indications for and the benefits and limitations of ultrasound imaging. Features: Practical discussions of the usefulness of ultrasound, nonimaging tests, or other imaging modalities, such as CT and MR, for diagnosing such problems as flank pain, renal failure, acute scrotal pain, and more Clear descriptions of symptoms and differential diagnosis More than 400 high-quality images and photographs demonstrating key points This book will help ultrasonographers, radiologists, urologists, nephrologists, residents, physicians, nurses, and radiology assistants improve their techniques and optimize patient care.
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Emergency and Trauma Care for Nurses and Paramedics

Author: Kate Curtis,Clair Ramsden

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0729579824

Category: Medical

Page: 1494

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Emergency and Trauma Care is written for Australian emergency care providers including paramedics, emergency nurses, pre-hospital care providers, nurse practitioners, general practice nurses and allied health practitioners including occupational therapists and physiotherapists who are caring for trauma patients. This book follows the patient journey from pre-hospital to definitive care. Using a body systems approach, each chapter provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of adult and paediatric emergencies. Implications for clinical practice is supported by chapters of professional practice, clinical skills, research, evidence-based practice, and legal, ethical and cultural issues. Clinical assessment, physiology, management and rationale for intervention of common and not so common emergency presentations are provided, with each chapter providing clear and relevant examples for both Paramedics and Nurses. Emergency and Trauma Care brings together a team of highly respected clinical practitioners and academics to deliver the most up-to-date text dealing with the practical procedures and evidence experienced by emergency and trauma care providers every day. Chapter 2 Pre-hospital care overview in Australia and NZ Chapter 10 Scene assessment, management and rescue Chapter 11 Pre-Hospital Clinical Reasoning, Triage and Communication Pre-hospital and emergency nursing considerations included in all relevant chapters Chapter 5 Cultural Considerations in Emergency Care addresses cultural diversity, beliefs and values and focuses on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and Maori health Chapter 19 Resuscitation includes advanced life support, airway management and incorporates the 2010 Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines Chapter 37 People with disabilities provides assessment, examination and communication strategies for working with clients with intellectual and physical disabilities Section 5 focuses on examination and communication strategies for working with unique population groups, including the elderly, disabled, obstetric and paediatric patients Section 6 details major trauma assessment and management, blast injury, and trauma to specific body regions Essentials outline the main points addressed in each chapter Practice tips assist with communication skills, procedures and assessment Case studies supported by questions throughout Summaries and Key points, review questions, web links and references provide for consolidation and further research. Evolve resources include Power point slides, 30 additional Case studies, image bank, web links Three paramedic specific chapters (including scene assessment and management)
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Diagnostic and Interventional Ultrasound in Pediatrics and Pediatric Surgery

Author: Stefan Scholz,Marcus D. Jarboe

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319216996

Category: Medical

Page: 287

View: 4110

This book presents a comprehensive, state-of the-art guide and review of ultrasound applications for children and infants with surgical problems. It is meant as a single source to provide information about sonographic application, interpretation and technique for a diversity of pediatric surgical care providers, making it a useful tool for the ultrasound novice as well as the more advanced ultrasonographer. Sections address initial obstacles faced by a physician starting with ultrasound such as the scanning techniques, underlying anatomy and normal sonographic findings. The initial chapter provides an introduction and basic overview about ultrasound theory and techniques. Subsequent chapters focus on specific body parts and systems and their disease processes as it pertains to pediatric and neonatal patients. The text also includes a chapter on abdominal trauma and its evaluation with the FAST (focused abdominal sonography for trauma) exam. Diagnostic and Interventional Ultrasound in Pediatric Surgery serves as a useful resource for a broad spectrum of pediatric care providers, including a growing number of ultrasound users, surgeons and pediatricians alike.
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Pediatric Sonography

Author: Marilyn J. Siegel

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 160547665X

Category: Medical

Page: 725

View: 7546

Offering practitioners a complete working knowledge of the latest scanning technologies and the clinical applications of ultrasound in pediatric and adolescent patients, this edition features more than 1,800 clear, sharp images, including over 300 full-color images throughout.
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Ultrasound-Guided Liver Surgery

An Atlas


Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 8847055105

Category: Medical

Page: 296

View: 8591

Ultrasound guidance of liver surgery is a very sophisticated approach that permits the performance of otherwise unfeasible operations, discloses the true extent of tumors, increases the indications for hepatectomy, and renders surgery safer. Despite this, it has remained relatively neglected in the literature over the past two decades, during which time much progress has been achieved. This is the first atlas on the subject, and it is comprehensive in scope. The state of the art in the use of ultrasound for resection guidance is carefully documented, and new techniques for exploration of the biliary tract and facilitation of transplant surgery are presented. Further important topics include the role of ultrasound in laparoscopic approaches, the use of contrast agents for diagnosis and staging, and developments in the planning of surgical strategy. The editor is a leading authority whose group has been responsible for a variety of advances in the field. He has brought together other experts whose aim throughout is to provide clear information and guidance on the optimal use of ultrasound when performing liver surgery. This atlas is intended especially for hepatobiliary surgeons but will also be of considerable value for general surgeons.
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Atlas of Small Animal Ultrasonography

Author: Dominique Penninck,Marc-André d'Anjou

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118397320

Category: Medical

Page: 584

View: 8835

Atlas of Small Animal Ultrasonography, Second Edition is a comprehensive reference for ultrasound techniques and findings in small animal practice, with more than 2000 high-quality sonograms and illustrations of normal structures and disorders. Provides a comprehensive collection of more than 2000 high-quality images, including both normal and abnormal ultrasound features, as well as relevant complementary imaging modalities and histopathological images Covers both common and uncommon disorders in small animal patients Offers new chapters on practical physical concepts and artifacts and abdominal contrast sonography Includes access to a companion website with over 140 annotated video loops of the most important pathologies covered in each section of the book
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Curbside Consultation in GI Cancer for the Gastroenterologist

49 Clinical Questions

Author: Douglas G. Adler

Publisher: SLACK Incorporated

ISBN: 1556429843

Category: Medical

Page: 259

View: 8238

Are you looking for concise, practical answers to questions that are often left unanswered by traditional cancer references that are not designed for gastroenterologists? Are you seeking brief, evidence-based advice for complicated cases or patients with complications that need management? Curbside Consultation in GI Cancer for the Gastroenterologist: 49 Clinical Questions provides quick and direct answers to the thorny questions commonly posed during a “curbside consultation” between colleagues. Dr. Douglas G. Adler has designed this unique reference, which offers expert advice, preferences, and opinions on tough clinical questions commonly associated with GI cancer. The unique Q&A format provides quick access to current information related to GI cancer with the simplicity of a conversation between two colleagues. Numerous images, diagrams, and references are included to enhance the text and to illustrate the treatment of GI cancer patients. Curbside Consultation in GI Cancer for the Gastroenterologist: 49 Clinical Questions provides information basic enough for residents while also incorporating expert advice that even high-volume clinicians will appreciate. Gastroenterologists, fellows and residents in training, surgical attendings, and surgical residents will benefit from the user-friendly and casual format and the expert advice contained within. Some of the questions that are answered: • An 81-year-old man is found to have unresectable esophageal cancer and malignant dysphagia. Should he have a stent? A nasogastric feeding tube? A PEG tube? • How is tumor-related bleeding from gastric cancers best approached? • Do patients with pancreatic cancer and jaundice need to have an ERCP preoperatively? • What is the role of ERCP and EUS in patients with suspected cholangiocarcinoma? • Why are rectal cancers so different from colon cancers with regards to medical and surgical management? Curbside Consultation in GI Cancer for the Gastroenterologist: 49 Clinical Questions illustrates how patients at different points in their treatment may go back and forth between specialists to receive coordination of care, and incorporates input from gastroenterologists, surgeons, radiologists, and oncologists. While providing up-to-date information, this book will help gastroenterologists to manage complex cancer-related issues and guide physicians through the maze of cancer-related treatments available. Ideal for practicing gastroenterologists, gastroenterology fellows, surgeons, oncologists, residents, and medical students, Curbside Consultation in GI Cancer for the Gastroenterologist: 49 Clinical Questions is sure to benefit anyone caring for patients with gastrointestinal cancers.
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