Interdisciplinary symposium bringing together basic science and clinical applications
Up-to-date research findings at the highest scientific level
This book is the proceedings of Falk Symposium 166 entitled ‘GI Endoscopy – Standards and Innovations’, which was held in Mainz, Germany, on 18–19 September 2009. It highlights current knowledge and demonstrates standards of medical practice as well as shedding light on upcoming challenges and innovations in gastrointestinal endoscopy. Internationally renowned experts in this exciting field contribute chapters on oesophagus, stomach, small bowel, bile ducts, colon, pancreas, endoscopic ultrasound, and future perspectives.
List of principal contributors
List of chairpersons
SESSION I: OESOPHAGUS.- 1 Oesophagus: standards.- 2 Oesophagus: innovations.- SESSION II: STOMACH.- 3 Stomach: innovations -- endoscopic diagnosis and treatment of early gastric cancer.- SESSION III: SMALL BOWEL AND BILE DUCTS 4 Small bowel: standards and innovations: capsule endoscopy, push enteroscopy and push-and-pull enteroscopy in single- and double-balloon technique.- 5 Bile duct system/papilla of Vater: standards and innovations.- SESSION IV: ENDOSONOGRAPHY 6 Endoscopic ultrasound, overview.- 7 Innovations in endoscopic ultrasound.- SESSION V: COLON.- 8 Large bowel standards: quality, polyps, inflammatory bowel disease, stenoses, conventional chromoendoscopy.- SESSION VI: PANCREAS.- SESSION VII: ENDOSCOPY IN COMPETITION.- 9 Endoscopy in competition diagnostics.- 10 Endoscopy in competition: therapeutics.- State-of-the-Art Lecture.- 11 Future perspectives: intraluminal endoscopy.- State-of-the-Art Lecture.- 12 Natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES).- Index