Endoscopic Oncology: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and Cancer by Glenn M. Eisen MD, MPH (auth.), Douglas O. Faigel MD, FACG,

By Glenn M. Eisen MD, MPH (auth.), Douglas O. Faigel MD, FACG, FASGE, Michael L. Kochman MD, FACP, FASGE (eds.)

Endoscopic Oncology: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and melanoma administration examines the interface among endoscopy and oncology, and its usage within the prevention, analysis, and administration of melanoma. geared up anatomically, chapters protecting proper cancers and premalignant stipulations of the esophagus, abdominal, colorectum, and pancreaticobiliary are explored intensive. This quantity provides the reader with chapters summarizing cutting-edge endoscopic scientific and surgical melanoma remedy, together with endoscopic mucosal resection, photodynamic remedy, and palliative stent placement. wide assurance is given to colonoscopy, endoscopic ultrasound, esophagogastroduodendoscopy, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, and all the significant endoscopic approaches.
Endoscopic Oncology: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and melanoma administration is written with the training endoscopist in brain. Given the multidisciplinary process of recent melanoma care, this booklet is a must-have for all health and wellbeing care pros who look after melanoma sufferers, together with clinical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and surgeons.

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Patients with invasion into adjacent structures or distant metastatic disease are more appropriately treated with palliation alone. Every patient with esophageal carcinoma should be clinically staged to determine which treatment options are appropriate and to individualize management. Clinical stage can be accurately determined by a combination of modern staging techniques including computed tomography (CT), esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS), positron emission tomography (PET), and minimally invasive surgery.

Some studies have suggested that EUS may be less reliable in nontransversable esophageal cancer (50–51). Another study has shown that failure to pass an ultrasound probe beyond a malignant stricture is an accurate predictor of advanced stage with more than 90% of these patients have stage III or IV disease (52). These disconcordant findings may be reconciled when viewed in the context of a study from Hordijk and colleagues (53). In this study, the accuracy rates for prediction of pathological T were 87, 46, and 92% for nontransversable strictures, tight strictures that were difficult to pass, and easily transversable strictures, respectively.

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