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  • Atlas of Colonoscopy

Atlas of Colonoscopy

Examination Techniques and Diagnosis
Author : Messmann
Binding : Hardback
Edition : 1
Year : 2006
Illustrations : 1055
Pages : 248
ISBN : 9783131405715

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A complete guide to colonoscopy featuring more than 1,000 superb illustrations!

In recent decades, colonoscopy has developed into one of the most essential techniques for early screening, detection, and diagnosis of colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, and other disorders. And rapid advances in interventional endoscopy offer doctors and patients an ever-increasing array of treatment possibilities. For newcomers to the technique and advanced practitioners alike, this lavishly illustrated atlas is a state-of-the-art guide to total colonoscopy. Atlas of Colonoscopy is...


  • Expert authors present all of the necessary instruments and examination techniques, as well as guidelines on preparation, related medications, complications, and more.
  • Tips and tricks for instrument insertion and guidance
  • Illustrated, thorough descriptions of normal findings in all colon segments
  • A logical structure and easy-to-use-layout


  • Detailed descriptions and multiple illustrations of numerous pathological findings
  • Endoscopic criteria and differential diagnoses for all major diseases
  • Useful guide to examination procedures depending on clinical findings


  • Coverage of the complete spectrum of interventional colonoscopy, including polypectomy, mucosectomy, tumor treatment, removing foreign objects, treating fistulas, and suture insufficiency
  • Indications and success rates of various treatments, including thermocoagulation, injection, and mechanical treatments

Compiled by a team of experts with decades of combined experience in the field, the Atlas of Colonoscopy is an essential resource for anyone working in an endoscopy unit.

This is an exceptionally useful book for anyone who is interested in colonoscopy. The diagrams and the pictures throughout the book are of truly stunning quality. Highly detailed and illustrated... This is one of those books that everyone undertaking colonoscopy should have. This book is a must.--Diseases of the Colon and RectumClear, very useful diagrams and excellent endoscopic figures. The text is displayed in an easy to read format, in the well-known style of Thieme. ..A word index facilitates the use of the book for physicians in a hurry. ..Should be made available in every gastroenterological library or hospital!--Journal of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases [A] beautifully illustrated atlas...a state-of-the-art guide...provides information on the latest techniques and developments...a thorough, exquisitely illustrated guide...for both beginners and experts...the images are well-organized...the layout is practical.--Doody's Book Reviews

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