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esophagoscopy

 [ĕ-sof″ah-gos´kah-pe]
direct visual examination of the esophagus with an esophagoscope.

e·soph·a·gos·co·py

(ĕ-sof'ă-gos'kŏ-pē),
Inspection of the interior of the esophagus by means of an endoscope.
[esophagus + G. skopeō, to examine]

esophagoscopy

/esoph·a·gos·co·py/ (ĕ-sof″ah-gos´ko-pe) endoscopic examination of the esophagus.

esophagoscopy

[esof′əgos′kəpē]
Etymology: Gk, oisophagos + skopein, to look
examination of the esophagus with an endoscope. Also spelled oesophagoscopy.

esophagoscopy

Endoscopy Examination of the esophagus (only) using an endoscope

e·soph·a·gos·co·py

(ĕ-sof'ă-gos'kŏ-pē)
Inspection of the interior of the esophagus by means of an endoscope.
Synonym(s): oesophagoscopy.
[esophagus + G. skopeō, to examine]

Esophagoscopy (also esophagoendoscopy)

Examination of the inside of the esophagus using a flexible tube that transmits video images.

esophagoscopy

direct visual examination of the esophagus with an esophagoscope. Esophagoscopy usually is done as a diagnostic procedure for the purpose of locating and inspecting a disorder of the esophagus. After the esophagoscope has been inserted it is possible to obtain samples of tissue for microscopic study. In some instances the esophagoscope can be used to remove a foreign object that has become lodged in the esophagus.
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Esophagoscopy for removal of foreign bodies in the pediatric population.
Both fluoroscopic and CT esophagography have similar sensitivities for esophageal perforation, but rigid esophagoscopy detects small lacerations below the resolution of imaging,11 although at the expense of requiring general anesthesia.
Foreign body in the esophagus is a serious condition and early removal by rigid esophagoscopy is recommended, which is a safe and effective procedure.
Flexible esophagoscopy was done at the local hospital.