2014, XVIII, 322 p. 343 illus., 323 illus. in color.
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Presents essential surgical steps and diagnostic illustration of these fast developing techniques in digestive endoscopic resection
Includes preoperative preparation, surgical methods, intraoperative complications and postoperative management for each technique
An ideal reference for physicians and surgeons involved in endoscopic minimally invasive surgery
Digestive Endoscopic Resection provides a minimally invasive method of diagnosing and treating gastrointestinal cancer. This book contains a comprehensive and detailed introduction to this technique. It includes preoperative preparation, surgical methods, intraoperative complications and postoperative management of advanced endoscopic procedures. It mainly focuses on endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) and endoscopic submucosal tunneling technologies, such as peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) and submucosal tunneling endoscopic resection (STER). This book presents essential surgical steps and diagnostic illustrations of these fast developing techniques. It provides a theoretical basis and valuable technical guidance for experts to perform ESD, and summarizes this new treatment of gastrointestinal disease not only early cancers but also other gastrointestinal disorders including esophageal achalasia, etc. The Atlas of Digestive Endoscopic Resection will serve as an ideal reference for physicians and surgeons involved in endoscopic minimally invasive surgery.
Editors Pinghong Zhou, Liqing Yao and Xinyu Qin are professors at Zhongshan Hospital, affiliated to Fudan University, Shanghai, China.