oesophagoscopy


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oesophagoscopy

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]

oesophagoscopy

Direct visual examination of the interior of the OESOPHAGUS usually by means of a flexible, fibreoptic ENDOSCOPE but sometimes using a rigid tube. Oesophagoscopy is an important method of examination in cases of suspected cancer, in narrowing (stricture) and in PHARYNGEAL POUCH.
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This finding corroborates the opinion that oesophagoscopy shoud not be rushed in the patients who did not have any previous oesophageal obstruction since spontaneous food bolus propulsion can happen, as claimed by Ko et al [9].
Foreign bodies from the digestive tract are usually removed by rigid oesophagoscopy but in certain cases flexible upper gastrointestinal endoscopy may be required.
He was planned and prepared for rigid oesophagoscopy under general anaesthesia.
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Direct laryngoscopy, bronchoscopy and oesophagoscopy were performed before operating if injuries to the respiratory or food passages were suspected.
The proponents of selective exploration on the basis of special investigations allude to the high rate of negative explorations in mandatory neck explorations and the excellent sensitivity of special investigations such as angiography, oesophagography, oesophagoscopy and flexible laryngotracheobronchoscopy in excluding clinically significant injuries.
Cervical oesophageal perforation caused by diagnostic flexible oesophagoscopy.
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One patient developed abscess 4 days after Oesophagoscopy was performed for foreign body removal.
Two elderly patients underwent rigid oesophagoscopy and biopsy.