anoscope


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anoscope

 [a´no-skōp]
a speculum or endoscope used in direct visual examination of the anal canal.

a·no·scope

(ā'nō-skōp), Avoid the mispelling/mispronunciation anuscope.
A short speculum for examining the anal canal and lower rectum.

anoscope

(ā′nə-skōp′)
n.
A short speculum for examining the anal canal and lower rectum.

a′no·scop′ic (-skŏp′ĭk) adj.
a·nos′co·py (ā-nŏs′kə-pē) n.

anoscope

A small, rigid metal tube inserted into the anus for viewing the anal mucosa.

anoscope

A metal tube inserted into the anus for viewing the anal mucosa. Cf Colonoscope, Rectoscope.

a·no·scope

(ā'nō-skōp)
A short speculum for examining the anal canal and lower rectum.
Compare: proctoscope

anoscope

See PROCTOSCOPE.
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A gauze pad is soaked in a vinegar solution (2:1 vinegar to water), then wrapped around a swab and inserted through an anoscope. The anoscope is then removed, and the gauze is left in place for 1 minute.
Until prospective trials that compare the main diagnostic strategies available (eg, flexible sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, or anoscope) in primary care are not available, we can only, as the authors acknowledge in their paper, speculate about the true underlying value of these diagnostic strategies.
Next, perform an anoscopy with a standard plastic anoscope. Cancerous and precancerous lesions in the anus appear quite similar to what one would see in the cervix.
In a pilot study, 10 female patients in Mexico were treated with the Secca system, which delivers radiofrequency energy to the anal canal and lower rectum through a large anoscope. Mean incontinence and quality-of-life scores improved significantly from baseline 6 months after the procedure, which uses technology from Curon Medical Inc.
Suction ligation, synchronous ligation of all the haemorrhoids with a modified anoscope and using a videoscopic anoscope are a few of such innovations that have helped achieve still better results15.
The kit contains a stapling device, circular anoscope (with an obturator), a suturing anoscope which facilitates the placement of the purse string and a suture threader which is a hook-shaped instrument used to pull the tail of the purse string through the head of the stapling instrument.
Wound healing was examined by insertion of a small anoscope well lubricated with lignocaine gel.
The next step is anoscopy with a standard plastic anoscope. Cancerous and precancerous lesions in the anus appear similar to what one would see in the cervix.
The procedural set consists of a 33 mm Hemorrhoidal Circular Stapler, a Suture Threader, a Circular Anal Dilator, and a Purse String Suture Anoscope. This booklet provides an illustrated description of the surgical technique, and use of the procedural set.
(17) A long spinal needle is used via anoscope. Induration is the indicator of proper depth.
PPH, also known as stapled hemorrhoidopexy, uses a circular stapler that is placed in the anus through an anoscope. PPH does not excise the hemorrhoids but instead repositions the prolapsed rectal mucosa in the anal canal.