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Upper Endoscopy for GI Fellows

  • Edited By: Douglas G. Adler
  • ISBN: 9783319490397
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • Edition: 1st
  • Publication Date: September 20, 2017
  • Format: Hardback – 182 Pages
  • Language: English


This volume provides a concise overview of the most important and vital aspects of upper endoscopy. The text is specifically geared towards first-year GI fellows and novice endoscopists in order to help them rapidly assimilate the core concepts needed to perform upper endoscopy in the most important and most commonly encountered clinical situations. The book also covers the most important variations of normal anatomy and pathology and how to manage them. Key concepts covered include foreign body removal, diagnosis and management of upper GI bleeding, Barrett’s Esophagus, evaluation and management of benign and malignant strictures of the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum, submucosal lesions, and evaluation of post operative upper GI anatomy. A plethora of high quality color illustrations and narrated online video clips illustrate major concepts in the book are also included.

Written by experts in the field, Upper Endoscopy for GI Fellows is a valuable resource for new physicians just starting to perform upper endoscopy.

Key Features
  • Provides a concise overview of the most common aspects of upper endoscopy
  • Includes online video clips that illustrate major concepts in the text
  • Written by experts in the field
Table of Contents
  1. How to Perform a High Yield Esophagogastroduodenoscopy – Thiruvengadam Muniraj and Douglas G. Adler
  2. Nonvariceal Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding – Stephen R. Rotman and John R. Saltzman
  3. Variceal Upper GI Bleeding – Jianhua Andy Tau and Waqar A. Qureshi
  4. Foreign Body Removal – Juan Reyes Genere and Uzma D. Siddiqui
  5. Diagnosis and Management of Barrett’s Esophagus – Kathryn R. Byrne and Douglas G. Adler
  6. Benign Strictures of the Esophagus, Stomach and Duodenum: Evaluation and Management – Vivek Kaul and Shivangi T. Kothari
  7. Malignant Strictures of the Esophagus, Stomach and Duodenum: Evaluation and Management – Shivangi T. Kothari and Vivek Kaul
  8. Endoscopic appearance after foregut surgery – David L. Diehl and Jon D. Gabrielsen
  9. Enteral Feeding Tubes: What every fellow should know – John C. Fang
  10. Complications of upper endoscopy and their management – C. Andrew Kistler, Aaron Martin, Jeremy Kaplan, Joseph Yoo, and Ali A. Siddiqui
  11. Pediatric EGD – Keisha R. Mitchell and Douglas S. Fishman
  12. Evaluation and management of mucosal and submucosal lesions in the foregut – Dino Beduya and Gulshan Parasher
  13. Enteroscopy for GI Fellows – Thiruvengadam Muniraj and Linda S. Lee
  14. Quality in Upper Endoscopy – Imran Sheikh and Jeffrey Tokar
Editor Biography

Douglas G. Adler, MD, FACG, AGAF, FASGE received his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College in New York, NY. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School, in Boston, MA. Dr. Adler completed both a general gastrointestinal fellowship and a therapeutic endoscopy/ERCP fellowship at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. He then returned to the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center for a fellowship in endoscopic ultrasound.

Dr. Adler is currently a tenured Professor of Medicine and Director of Therapeutic Endoscopy at the University Of Utah School Of Medicine in Salt Lake City, UT. Dr. Adler is also the GI Fellowship Program Director at the University Of Utah School Of Medicine. Working primarily at the University Of Utah School Of Medicine’s Huntsman Cancer Institute, Dr. Adler focuses his clinical, educational, and research efforts on the diagnosis and management of patients with gastrointestinal cancers and complex gastrointestinal disease, with an emphasis on therapeutic endoscopy. He is the author of more than 250 scientific publications, articles, and book chapters. This is Dr. Adler’s sixth textbook on gastroenterology.

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