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Descriptions of Endoscopy

Endoscopy: The use of a thin, lighted tube (called an endoscope) to examine the inside of the body.
Source: National Institute of Health

Endoscopy : use of instruments for visual examination of interior structures of the body; there are rigid endoscopes and flexible fiberoptic endoscopes for various types of viewing for disease diagnosis and treatment; involves passing an optical instrument along either natural body pathways such as the digestive tract, or through keyhole incisions to examine the interior parts of the body; with advances in imaging, endoscopes, and miniaturization of endosurgical equipment, surgery can be performed during endoscopy.
Source: CRISP

Basic Information: Endoscopy

Disease or Condition count: 14; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Endoscopy' may be involved.

Diseases and Conditions that List Endoscopy as a Diagnostic Test

The following list of conditions have 'Endoscopy' or similar listed as a medical diagnostic test in our database:











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