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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

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.
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Koufman, "Normal transnasal esophagoscopy," Ear, Nose and Throat Journal, vol.
In relation to the sex of the animals, 56.6% of patients that had an esophagoscopy because of a foreign object were females and 43.4% were males.
KEY WORDS: Foreign body esophagus; Esophagoscopy.INTRODUCTION
However, esophagoscopy should be performed if a patient does not have food remains which can cause complications (bone), or there is no bolus impaction.
Once the diagnosis of button battery lodged in the esophagus is made, emergent removal by rigid or flexible esophagoscopy under general anesthesia is required.
Fiberoptic esophagoscopy and bronchoscopy demonstrated an intact mucosal pattern without any sign of perforation.
Following the ENT (Ear, Nose and Throat) and TNE (Transnasal Esophagoscopy) endoscopes that were recently unveiled, the Cystoscope is the third in the series of uniquely advanced digital endoscopy platforms introduced by Vision-Sciences.
Thus, a restaurant was liable where a plaintiff bit into a cheeseburger that "splintered off [apparently due to it being greatly overcooked], causing a piece of severely burned cheeseburger to become lodged in his esophagus" requiring an emergency esophagoscopy to remove the burned burger.
Issues of clinical assessment follow in chapters addressing patient history, physical examination, fiberoptic laryngoscopy, measurement of vocal fold function, transnasal esophagoscopy, electromyography, photography and videography, medical/legal evaluation, and other topics.
CHICAGO -- Transnasal esophagoscopy easily identified esophageal abnormalities without sedation in an office-based setting during a small, prospective study.
The utility of transnasal esophagoscopy as a screening tool was validated in a recent large study in which significant findings were identified in half of 592 procedures performed for reflux, globus, or dysphagia; the study was performed in a large tertiary care center (Laryngoscope 2005;115:321-3).
Paul Canter, who performed the procedure, told the Newcastle inquest he had performed roughly 130 successful esophagoscopy procedures before Mrs Reed's death.