Affilation: Mahidol University, Thailand
Journal Associated: Journal of Clinical Intensive Care and Medicine
Dr. Somchai Amornyotin graduated at the Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University in 1989. He became the staff of the Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand in 1996. Until 2004 he became the associate professor of the Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University. From 2005 until 2009 he was the chief of Anesthesiology Division of Siriraj GI Endoscopy Center, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University. His first scientific paper was published in Thailand in 1999. He has practiced anesthesia for gastrointestinal endoscopy since 2002. He was the committee of Siriraj GI Endoscopy Center, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital in 2005. More than 50 of his articles have been published in Thai and international medical journals. Dr. Amornyotin is a member of the Royal College of Anesthesiologists of Thailand, the Gastroenterological Association of Thailand and many scientific societies. He is the reviewer and editor of many international journals.
Endoscopy is a fast moving field, and new techniques are continuously emerging. In recent decades, endoscopy has evolved and branched out from a diagnostic modality, to enhanced video and computer assisting imaging, with impressive interventional capabilities. The modern endoscopy has seen advances not only in the types of endoscopes available, but also the types of interventions amenable to the endoscopic approach. To date, there is a lot more developments that are being trialed. Modern endoscopic equipment provides physician with the benefit of many technical advances. Endoscopy is an effective and safe procedure even in special populations including pediatric patients and renal transplant patients. It serves as the tool for diagnosis and therapeutic interventions of many organs including gastrointestinal tract, head and neck, urinary tract and others. The efficacy and usefulness of endoscopy has yet been established.
Gastrointestinal tract, head and neck, urinary tract and others. The efficacy and usefulness of endoscopy has yet been established.