gastroscope


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gastroscope

[′ga·strə‚skōp]
(medicine)
A hollow, tubular instrument used to examine the inside of the stomach by passage through the mouth and esophagus.
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Second, the imaging equipment available at the two institutions was different and this could have affected the results, particularly as the higher quality images produced by the gastroscope made it easier to determine the exact site of impingement.
With that, the gastroscope is taken away to be cleaned and Walter, of Wallsend, is wheeled out on the bed to the recovery room along the corridor.
Forty six lesions had ESD with either the ordinary gastroscope (OS group) (n=24) or the double-channel gastroscope (DC group) (n=22).
A new era for endoscopy began in 1932' when the gastroscope designed by Rudolf Schindler and manufactured by George Wolf in Berlin was introduced.
With the specially-made pounds 14,000 paediatric gastroscope on site, children no longer have to wait to be treated, saving pain for them and worry for their parents.
While a gastroscope looks at the stomach, others, for example, can be inserted anally.
They then removed the gastroscope and left the overtube in place.
In each patient, they then removed the gastroscope and left the overtube in place.
Gastroscope or upper gastrointestinal radiography found gastric varices in all 18 cases, and esophageal varices in 4 cases.
6 mm in diameter, the device fits inside a single operating channel of a standard gastroscope without the need for an over-tube.
Used in combination with a standard gastroscope, the system creates a full-thickness plication at the gastroesophageal junction, restoring the normal antireflux barrier.