fiberoptic


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fiberoptic

 [fi″ber-op´tik]
pertaining to fiberoptics; coated with flexible glass or plastic fibers having special optical properties and orientation.

fi·ber·op·tic

(fī'bĕr-op'tik),
Pertaining to fiberoptics.

fi·ber·op·tic

(fī'bĕr-op'tik)
Pertaining to fiberoptics.
Synonym(s): fibre-optic.

fiberoptic

pertaining to fiberoptics; coated with flexible glass or plastic fibers having special optical properties and orientation.
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Flexible fiberoptic laryngoscopy is indicated to rule out supraglottic, glottic, or subglottic pathology, such as vocal fold paralysis, laryngomalacia, and subglottic stenosis.
At that point, fiberoptic laryngoscopy showed that all of these patients had experienced a complete resolution of their supraglottitis in response to IV steroids alone.
The laser transmits radiation via a flexible quartz fiberoptic cable that can be used with a set of intranasal handpieces.
However, many institutions do not have pediatric flexible fiberoptic scopes.
With the help of instruments, most of these foreign bodies can be easily located and removed by indirect or fiberoptic laryngoscopy.
During a flexible fiberoptic nasopharyngeal examination, we found that the ring was embedded in the nasal surface of the soft palate and was covered with a thin layer of mucosal membrane.
This device is designed to supply high-intensity white light to a fiberoptic cable for illumination of a surgical field or other area of examination or operation.