Handbook of Gastroenterologic Procedures

Handbook of Gastroenterologic Procedures

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The thoroughly updated and greatly expanded Fourth Edition of the best-selling Manual of Gastroenterologic Procedures covers all diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in current use for adult and pediatric patients. Fifty proceduresa€”both endoscopic and non-endoscopica€”are described in a concise, structured, easy-to-follow format that includes indications, contraindications, patient preparation, equipment, technique, post-procedure care, and complications. Over 100 drawings guide readers through key steps. This edition includes new diagnostic procedures and many new therapeutic endoscopy chapters. Appendices provide information on organizing a procedure unit, handling specimens, doses of GI drugs, guidelines for endoscopic screening and surveillance, and CPT codes, plus a listing of major equipment vendors and Websites.Testing for mucosal integrity/intestinal malabsorption with the xylose breath H2 test, because xylose is minimally metabolized This may be useful in the ... CPT Codes 91065 - Breath hydrogen test (e.g., for detection of lactase deficiency).

Title:Handbook of Gastroenterologic Procedures
Author:Douglas A. Drossman, Ian S. Grimm, Nicholas J. Shaheen
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2005


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