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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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The development of in-office fiberoptic transnasal esophagoscopy (TNE) has been a useful technologic advance.
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Transnasal esophagoscopy (TNE) revealed a smooth compression of the left anterior wall of the esophagus superior to the aortic pulsation, mildly narrowing the esophageal lumen (figure 1).
Then endoscopy for swallowing appeared in the late 1980s, followed by laryngopharyngeal sensory testing in the early 1990s, and trans-nasal esophagoscopy in the late 1990s.
All patients were evaluated with esophagoscopy, esophageal motility, and pH studies.
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Transnasal esophagoscopy demonstrated diffuse narrowing of the esophagus, proximal esophageal stricture, irregular squamocolumnar junction, and white plaques throughout the mucosa (figure).