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colonoscope

 [ko-lon´o-skōp]
an elongated flexible fiberoptic endoscope which permits visual examination of the entire colon.

co·lon·o·scope

(kō-lon'ō-skōp),
A long, flexible fiberoptic endoscope.

colonoscope

(kō-lŏn′ə-skōp′, kə-)
n.
A long flexible endoscope, often equipped with a device for obtaining tissue samples, that is used for visual examination of the colon. Also called coloscope.

colonoscope

[kō′lənōskōp′]
Etymology: Gk, kolon + skopein, to watch
a long, flexible endoscope, usually fiberoptic, that permits examination of the interior of the entire colon. See also endoscope.

colonoscope

GI disease A flexible lighted fiberoptic endoscope inserted per rectum to perform colonoscopy, which is equipped with optics to allow the examiner to see and photograph the mucosa, and channels for obtaining a biopsy, or to spritz air through the colonoscope to improve visualization. See Colonoscopy. Cf Virtual colonoscopy.

co·lon·o·scope

(kō-lon'ŏ-skōp)
An elongated endoscope, usually fiberoptic, used to examine the colon.

Colonoscope

A thin, flexible, hollow, lighted tube that in inserted through the rectum into the colon to enable the doctor to view the entire lining of the colon.
Mentioned in: Colonoscopy

colonoscope

an elongated flexible fiberoptic endoscope which permits visual examination of the lining of the entire colon.
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The device employs two balloons, one behind the bending section of the colonoscope and the second in front of the tip of the colonoscope.
It is the only optical device on the market that can be used in conjunction with any common colonoscope to improve visualization.
Extensive coverage of the Colonoscopes under development
Market size data for Colonoscopes market segments - Flexible Video Colonoscopes and Flexible Non-Video (Fibre) Colonoscopes.
In the current study, doctors delivered room temperature water via pedal pump and a tube connected to the base of the colonoscope, with its air feature turned off.
Auxiliary water channels in some colonoscopes seem particularly problematic, because they can be overlooked during the disinfection process.
2 mm in inner diameter and <= 1,955 mm in overall length, which are commonly found in video colonoscopes and gastroscopes.
The Third Eye Retroscope is a disposable device inserted through the instrument channel of a conventional colonoscope after intubation to the cecum.
Although colonoscopes will remain the largest segment, the fastest growing segments in the market for GI endoscopes will be transnasal products and double-balloon devices.
Pediatric colonoscopes are no more effective than the standard equipment for outpatient adult colonoscopy, although having the option of an alternative scope after an unsuccessful examination may help achieve passage to the caecum, reported S.