Otolaryngologists have relinquished much of our clinical hold on esophagoscopy
to gastroenterologists and their large scopes.
The study included 21 consecutive transnasal esophagoscopy
procedures performed in 19 patients over a 6-month period by Dr.
To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report in the otolaryngology literature to demonstrate the utility of awake, office-based esophagoscopy
in outlining the size, location, and degree of esophageal compression caused by such a mass.
Although laryngoscopy is highly sensitive but nonspecific in LPR diagnosis, esophagoscopy
appears to be neither sensitive nor specific.
Patient tolerance and acceptance of unsedated ultrathin esophagoscopy
3 million, or 45%, of the sales increase was due to sales of new products, primarily endoscopes and EndoSheaths for the Company's new trans-nasal esophagoscopy
CT scans spare symptomatic patients diagnostic esophagoscopy
, which requires general anesthesia, he said.
One week later, the patient underwent direct laryngoscopy and esophagoscopy
with subsequent endoscopic diverticulotomy.
Our TNE with Slide-On EndoSheath System is designed with a narrow diameter so it can be introduced through the nasal passages, whereas conventional endoscopes for esophagoscopy
have much larger diameters and require passage through the mouth.
, done with general anesthesia, confirmed the impacted large bit of sausage that had led to complete occlusion of the esophageal lumen.
revealed a 270 [degrees] degree inlet patch with an associated stricture.
Europeans have been progressive in doing traditional esophagoscopy
with little or no intravenous sedation, an approach inherently difficult because of the presence of the gag reflex.