The total number of operational endoscopes available for the 11 units was as follows: 30 upper endoscopes, 19 colonoscopes, 10 duodenoscopes, 3 endoscopic ultrasounds, 1 balloon-assisted enteroscope
and 1 capsule endoscopy facility.
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result came up normal, X-ray of the abdomen showed intestinal obstruction [Figure 1].
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, a longer endoscope, can be introduced beyond the ligament of Treitz into the jejunum.
However, as Professor Christian Ell of the clinical centre Wiesbaden, teaching hospital of the University of Mainz in Germany explained at a press conference at the 18th United European Gastroenterology Week (UEGW) in Barcelona, a simplified single-balloon enteroscope
was recently introduced, prompting the initiation of the first randomised study comparing the two techniques.
Other products that contributed to the revenue increase in the Medical Systems division included a capsule endoscope for the small bowel (introduced in the United States) and the Single Balloon Enteroscope
System (released worldwide), a device that makes it easier for doctors to examine the small bowel.
Jejunal fluid aspirates were collected from all the patients by an enteroscope
and a sterile catheter system (Devon Innovations, Bangalore, India).
A longer endoscope, called an enteroscope
, requires more skill from the doctor and anesthesia for the patient.
He had been assessed at another hospital 5 years earlier with numerous upper endoscopies, colonoscopies, small bowel follow-through, scintigraphy with labeled RBCs, a Meckel's scan, small bowel enteroscopy to the proximal jejunum, and a study via sonde enteroscope
passed to the mid-ileum, all of which yielded negative results.
Also for fiscal 2008, the company released its Single Balloon Enteroscope
system (SBE), another device for the examination and treatment of the small bowel.
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