gastrocamera

gastrocamera

 [gas″tro-kam´er-ah]
a small camera which can be passed down the esophagus to photograph the inside of the stomach.

gastrocamera

An obsolete device in the pre-fibroptic endoscopy era consisting of a lens system with photographic capabilities, which was passed in the stomach to examine the mucosa.
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The relative value of the Olympus Model Gt-5 Gastrocamera and Olympus Model Gi-F Gastrocamera Fiberscope.
Since its development of the gastrocamera in the 1950s, Olympus has played a crucial role in the advancement of GI endoscopy and the gastroenterology profession as a whole.
The joint venture comes 60 years after Olympus developed the first gastrocamera.