Colonoscopy: Principles and Practice, Second Edition

Colonoscopy: Principles and Practice, Second Edition

Editor(s): Jerome D. Waye, Douglas K. Rex, Christopher B. Williams

Published Online: 16 SEP 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405175999

Online ISBN: 9781444316902

DOI: 10.1002/9781444316902

About this Book

First Edition - Winner of 2004 BMA Medical Book Competition in Gastroenterology

The second edition of this prize winning book is written by some of the world's foremost experts in the field of colonoscopy and colonic imaging. Every chapter has been updated and 5 new chapters have been added to include the latest information and advances in the field of colonoscopy:

  • Capsule Colonoscopy 
  • Narrow Band Imaging
  • Confocal Endomicroscopy
  • Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection in the Colon
  • New Colonoscopes and Assist Devices

Drawing on the vast experience of the authors it covers every area of medicine that impacts on colonoscopy, including virtual colonography, pathology, techniques for pediatric and adult procedures, and legal aspects concerning colonoscopy. 

The book is focused on patient care, and provides explanations on how to perform the procedure effectively and make the best outcome for your patients. It serves as a detailed manual of procedures, extensively illustrated with diagrams and photographs.

The book includes a companion website with supplementary material: a lecture on the history of colonoscopy, interviews with famous gastroenterologists, demonstrations of techniques, and typical and unusual cases.

This is an invaluable compendium on all aspects of colonoscopy, suitable for use by every grade of practitioner world-wide and an essential reference book for all establishments with an endoscopy facility.

Please note:  This product no longer comes with a DVD.  The DVD content is now available online at

Table of contents

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  1. Section 1: General Aspects of Colonoscopy

  2. Section 2: Preparation—General

  3. Section 3: Preparation of the Patient

  4. Section 4: Preparation of Endoscopist

  5. Section 5: Indications, Contraindications, and Screening

  6. Section 6: Reports and Imaging

  7. Section 7: Instrument and Accessories

    1. Chapter 23

      Capsule Colonoscopy (pages 301–305)

      Aymer Postgate, Chris Fraser and Jacques Devière

  8. Section 8: Neoplasia

    1. Chapter 38

      Narrow-band Imaging (pages 514–526)

      Yasushi Sano, Fabian Emura and Hiroaki Ikematsu

  9. Section 9: Technique

    1. Chapter 43

      Difficult Polypectomy (pages 582–602)

      Uwe Seitz, Nib Soehendra and Jerome D. Waye

    2. Chapter 46

      Magnetic Imaging for Colonoscopy (pages 619–627)

      Brian P. Saunders, Syed G. Shah and Christopher B. Williams

  10. Section 10: Clinical Use and Results of Colonoscopy

    1. Chapter 48

      Endoscopy in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (pages 646–658)

      Geert D'Haens, Severine Vermeire, Gert Van Assche and Paul Rutgeerts

  11. Section 11: Surveillance

  12. Section 12: Pediatric Colonoscopy

  13. Section 13: Virtual Colonoscopy

  14. Section 14: The Future

    1. Chapter 59

      The Future of Colonoscopy (pages 784–790)

      Pankaj J. Pasricha, Michael J. Krier and R. D. Brewer

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