Endoscopic Ultrasound

Endoscopic Ultrasound

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Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) is now considered one of the most essential and cost-effective techniques in the assessment of a wide range of gastrointestinal diseases. A remarkably versatile, minimally invasive procedure, it also calls for a high level of anatomic knowledge and technical prowess. This revised and updated lavishly illustrated volume -- a textbook and atlas in one -- offers medical professionals the most comprehensive overview of EUS available, as well as a wealth of valuable insights from leaders in the field.Features:More than 1000 high-quality imagesLogical, easy-to-use structure, including the requisite anatomy and pathologyStrategies for selecting patients and procedures, including hygiene requirements, informed consent, patient positioning and monitoring, and morePrecise clinical descriptions and valuable tips and techniques for diagnosis and treatmentGuidance on the successful handling of needling and cathetersInsightful discussions of the uses and limitations of evolving techniquesChapters on contrast-enhanced EUS techniques and SonoElastography, new chapters on Hot Spots of Interventional EUS and Portal Hypertension.Accompanying DVD with over 60 video sequences and 30 still images on selected topicsWritten for specialists and trainees in gastroenterology, pneumology, and surgery, Endoscopic Ultrasound -- with its broad scope and up-to-date information -- is essential reading for anyone wishing to explore and exploit the potential of state-of-the-art EUS.Table 7.3 Contrast-specific imaging modalities (abdominal sonography) Manufacturer Machine platform Name of the procedure * SSD Alpha 10 Extended pure harmonic detection (E-PHD) SSD Alpha 5 Extended pure harmonic detection ... MyLab 70 Contrast-tuned imaging (CnTI) Logiq E9 Amplitude modulation Logiq 9 Coded phase inversion (CPI) Logiq 7 Coded phase inversion (CPI) GE Logiq S6anbsp;...

Title:Endoscopic Ultrasound
Author:Christoph Frank Dietrich
Publisher:Thieme - 2011-05-18


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