Gastrointestinal Emergencies, Second Edition

Gastrointestinal Emergencies, Second Edition

Editor(s): Tony C. K. Tham, John S. A. Collins, Roy M. Soetikno

Published Online: 9 FEB 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405146340

Online ISBN: 9781444303292

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303292

About this Book

The definitive reference guide for the management of gastrointestinal emergencies and endoscopic complications

When you are caring for a patient with a gastrointestinal emergency - during a procedure or after emergency stabilization - you can count on this updated reference to supply the specific how-to guidance you need.

Written and edited by leading international experts in the field, the second edition of Gastrointestinal Emergencies:


  • now reflects the many diagnostic and therapeutic advances since publication of the first edition
  • covers the full range of gastrointestinal emergencies encountered in daily clinical practice
  • gives evidence-based approaches to the presentation, diagnosis, investigation, and management of patients
  • features the important contributions of new editor Roy Soetikno, Associate Professor of Medicine at the VA Health Care System, Palo Alto, California

All practitioners involved in gastrointestinal emergency care will find clear and succinct advice in this concise reference. Every Emergency Department and every endoscopy unit should keep a copy close at hand for quick reference.

Table of contents

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  1. Section 1: Approach to Specific Presentations

  2. Section 2: Complications of Gastrointestinal Procedures

    1. Chapter 15

      Complications of Capsule Endoscopy (pages 80–82)

      Cecilia Sison, Andres Sanchez Yagüe, Roy Soetikno and Kenneth Binmoeller

    2. Chapter 16

      Complications of Endoscopic Ultrasound (pages 83–86)

      Cecilia Sison, Andres Sanchez Yagüe, Roy Soetikno and Kenneth Binmoeller

  3. Section 3: Specific Conditions

    1. Chapter 20

      Intestinal Obstruction (pages 111–115)

      Andrew B. C. Crumley and Robert C. Stuart

    2. Chapter 23

      Biliary Emergencies (pages 134–140)

      Bhavani Moparty and David L. Carr-Locke

    3. Chapter 24

      Variceal Hemorrhage (pages 141–148)

      Yan Zhong, Stefan Seewald and Nib Soehendra

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