endoscopic examination


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endoscopic examination

Direct visualization of an internal organ with a fiber-optic tube, often accompanied by biopsy of suspicious lesions.
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We expected to find an obstructive stricture or cricopharyngeus muscle as the cause, but none was found upon barium swallow or endoscopic examination.
Endoscopic examination of the oropharyngeal space only showed congestion of the laryngeal mucosa and vocal cord, consistent with laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR).
The contract is the delivery system for endoscopic examination of the gastrointestinal tract with a set of endoscopes, cleaning machines, active wardrobes, reprocesingiem integrated management system and a system for archiving and descriptions presented in the following configuration.
Endoscopic examination in the OR revealed visible cervical hardware on the anterior surface of the vertebral bodies in the pouch (figure 2).
During endoscopic examination, diseased tissue is not always visually apparent, especially at the pre-malignant stages.
This included an endoscopic examination of his respiratory tract, which revealed an obstructive granulomatous mass within his throat, in addition to significant swelling of the underlying throat wall as a result of an infective process.
Endoscopic examination of the stomach and duodenum showed multiple sessile polyps and mucosal erosion associated with evidence of chronic inflammation.
During endoscopic examination, the diseased tissue is not always visually apparent, especially at the pre- malignant stages.
Present-day wind operations, however, may be detected only by endoscopic examination.
Survey radiographs and an endoscopic examination of the cloaca were performed (Figs 1 and 2).
Endoscopic examination with antral and corporal biopsy was done before treatment at 1 to 3 and 12 to 15 months after treatment.

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