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Endoscopy

Introduction: Endoscopy

Description 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

Endoscopy: Procedures of applying ENDOSCOPES for disease diagnosis and treatment. Endoscopy 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, endoscope, and miniaturization of endosurgical equipment, surgery can be performed during endoscopy.
Source: MeSH 2007

Endoscopy: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Endoscopy:

Endoscopy and Medical tests

Endoscopy (medical test): See Endoscopy (test information).

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Terms associated with Endoscopy:

Terms Similar to Endoscopy:

  • Endoscopic Surgical Procedures
  • Surgical Procedures, Endoscopic

Source - MeSH 2007

More specific terms for Endoscopy:

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Source - CRISP

Broader terms for Endoscopy

Source - MeSH 2007

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The term Endoscopy can be used for:

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Other terms that may be related to Endoscopy:

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Hierarchical classifications of Endoscopy

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