The art or process of examination or treatment by means of an endoscope.
A way to view or perform surgery on the nose through narrow tubes.
examination of the esophagus and stomach using a thin, lighted instrument called an endoscope.
Procedure involving the passing of a flexible hollow tube into the esophagus or rectum for the purpose of visualizing portions of the gastrointestinal tract; also useful for obtaining diagnostic samples.
the insertion of a tube-shaped instrument called an endoscope into a body cavity, to investigate or treat various medical problems.
Examination of upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract, including the esophagus, stomach and duodenal portion of the small intestine.
procedure that uses an endoscope, a long, flexible, lighted tube, to diagnose or treat a condition.
(en- dahs-kuh-pee): inspection of body organs or cavities using a flexible, lighted tube called an endoscope.
Procedure wherein tubelike viewing apparatus (an endoscope) is inserted into an orifice or body cavity, for the purpose of examining the internal portions of that cavity or a hollow organ
Examination of a body cavity by means of an endoscope, a tube like instrument with lenses and a light source attached.
An examination that uses fiber optics or a hollow tube with a light that visualizes the inside of a body cavity.
Endoscopy is a procedure that allows a physician to visualize the esophagus and the stomach. Endoscopy can be used to assess the presence of erosive esophagitis, ulcers, hernias, or abnormal growths.
visual examination of any cavity of the body using an endoscope, an illuminated tube with lenses
A broad term used to describe examination of the inside of a hollow organ using a lighted, flexible instrument called an endoscope. Types of endoscopy include gastroscopy, sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy.
Endoscopy is the procedure of looking inside the body using an endoscope, which is an instrument consisting of a thin, flexible tube with a light at the end that is inserted into a body opening (mouth, anus, vagina, urethra) to enable a direct view of structures inside the body. Many endoscopes can also be used to take a sample of tissue for biopsy, or to remove small growths.
a procedure used to examine the inside of the upper gastrointestinal tract by passing a small tube with a camera on the end into the body.
a diagnostic procedure in which a thin, flexible tube is introduced through the mouth or rectum to view parts of the digestive tract.
general term for insertion of a flexible, diagnostic tube (endoscope) into a hollow organ; gastrointestinal endoscopy involves inserting an endoscope into the stomach or intestines.
Endoscopy is the examination of the inside of the body using a lighted, flexible instrument called an endoscope. In general, an endoscope is placed into the body through a natural opening like the mouth or anus. The most common endoscopic procedures evaluate the esophagus (swallowing tube), stomach, and portions of the intestine, colon, or airway (bronchoscopy).
Procedure which enables a doctor to visually examine the inside of the body through an endoscope(a tube which is equipped with an optical system and lighting).
Visual examination of any cavity of the body with special scope.
diagnostic procedure in which an illuminating optical instrument is used to examine a body cavity or internal organ.
The use of a telescopic viewing device inserted into a body cavity via a small incision together with specialised surgical tools, enabling the surgeon to see the inside of the body cavity on a television screen and identify and repair the defect.
an examination during which a physician places a narrow, lighted tube through the mouth to look into the esophagus, stomach and small bowel.
An instrument for visualizing the interior of a hollow organ such as the rectum or urethra.
Examination of the inside of the gut using a flexible scope which is passed through the mouth and down the oesophagus.
A collective name for all visual inspections of body cavities with an illuminated flexible tube. Examples are: colonoscopy and sigmoidoscopy.
A series of procedures that involve the insertion of telescopes or cameras to diagnose and treat conditions without the need for surgery.
an imaging study in which the physician looks inside the stomach or bowel using an endoscope, a flexible lighted tube that has a camera on the end of it.
A procedure that uses a flexible, lighted tube to look inside the body. The instrument is introduced into the body through a natural opening like the mouth or anus.
diagnostic procedure to view the inside of an organ; in gastric endoscopy a tube with a light source and miniature video camera at its tip is inserted down the throat into the stomach to view the stomach wall
procedure performed with an endoscope. An endoscope is an optical tube connected to a light source and moved through the body during an operation. The instrument acts as the surgeon's eyes, relaying what it sees onto three video monitors in the operating room.
visual examination of the interior of a hollow body organ by use of an endoscope
a medical examination in which the doctor inserts a tube through your mouth or nose
a medical procedure used to view the digestive tract,and other internal organs, non surgically
an exam that uses an endoscope, a thin, lighted tube with a tiny camera on the end
a procedure done to examine the digestive tract
a procedure in which a thick, flexible tube is inserted into your mouth and down your throat
a procedure in which a tube with a fibre-optic cable is passed through the mouth and into the stomach
a procedure used to examine the upper GI region, and involves placing a tube down through the esophagus and then passing it under direct vision into the stomach
a procedure whereby an endoscope, a thin, lighted tube, is inserted down the throat
a test that lets doctors look inside the body
a test that looks inside the body
a test that visualizes the inner lining of the digestive tract and could not possibly diagnose a muscle problem
a test where a doctor puts a tube down your throat and into the stomach
Instrumental visualization of the interior of a hollow viscus.
Visual examination of the interior of the body, using a long, flexible, fiberoptic instrument.
a procedure that uses a small, flexible tube with a light and a camera lens at the end (endoscope) to examine the inside of part of the digestive tract. Tissue samples from inside the digestive tract may also be taken for examination and testing.
The visualisation of the interior of the body using instruments such as a laparoscope (abdominal cavity) and hysteroscope (uterus).
"The term "endoscopy" refers to a special technique for looking inside a part of the body. "Upper GI" is the portion of the gastrointestinal tract, the digestive system, that includes the esophagus, the swallowing tube leading to the stomach, which is connected to the duodenum, the beginning of the small intestine." (source: American Gastroenterological Association).
Examination of a body cavity by use of a endoscope (endoscope: see below).
Examination of the interior of the body by means of an endoscope.
A procedure in which an endoscope is passed through the mouth into the esophagus, stomach and part of the duodenum. Biopsies may be taken of the mucosal layers during this procedure. The patient is typically sedated during the procedure. The only preparation is avoiding all food and liquids for at least 4-8 hours before the procedure.
A procedure in which an endoscope is used.
Endoscopy uses either a bendable or a rigid tube with a camera and a fiber-optic light on the end to view areas inside the body. Doctors use endoscopy to perform biopsies and staging. Many different organs can be viewed by endoscopy. Each procedure has its own name: Esophagus: esophagoscopy Stomach: gastroscopy Colon : colonoscopy or sigmoidoscopy Bladder: cystoscopy Trachea (windpipe), bronchi, and lungs: bronchoscopy Cervix and vagina: colposcopy Abdomen: laparoscopy Lung: thoracoscopy or mediastinoscopy
The visualization of the interior of organs and cavities of the body with an endoscope.
Endoscopic sinus surgery or examination of the sinuses with an endoscope
Procedure in which a flexible tube with a fiber optic camera is inserted into the esophagus and stomach in order to visualize any abnormalities and collect tissue samples for further analysis.
Visual examination of interior structures of the body with an endoscope. Stomach, esophagus and small intestine
Visual examination of any body cavity using an endoscope.
A procedure performed using an endoscope.
A method used to examine the internal parts of the body, by using tubes (rigid or flexible) with a scope at the end e.g. colonoscopy-examination of the colon, laproscopy - examination of body cavity -look at ovaries etc
A flexible tube with a light and video camera on the end allows the doctor to "see" into the esophagus and the stomach.
a procedure that involves any examination of the rectum and/or colon. Depending on the area being examined, the procedure may be called a colonoscopy or sigmoidoscopy. For these procedures, a lighted, flexible tube (endoscope) is used to examine the colon and/or rectum.
Technique used to examine internal structures using an endoscope.
examination of any body opening by means of a lighted tube
The use of a narrow tubular camera and lens to look inside a person. This usually refers to procedures performed by gastroenterologists to look inside the stomach or colon. In general, Endoscopy refers to any procedure where a physician uses a tubular, narrow camera to visualize, or perform procedures, inside the body.
a broad term used to describe examining the inside of the body using a lighted, flexible instrument called endoscope.
Any procedure that uses a hollow tubelike instrument to visualize and biopsy otherwise inaccessible areas of the body, such as the esophagus, stomach, colon, bladder or lung.
procedure in which a lighted viewing instrument (endoscope) is used to look inside a body cavity or organ to diagnose or treat disorders.
a type of surgery using a laparoscope, which is inserted into one or more small incisions, to examine the abdominal cavity. (See also abdominoscopy, laparoscopy, or minimally invasive surgery.)
A procedure looking at the inside of body cavities, such as the esophagus (food pipe) or stomach.
A term reflecting the use of a fiber-optic scope to evaluate and treat disease in the upper GI tract, small intestine and colon.
a test that uses an endoscope to examine the inside of part of the digestive tract.
Endoscopy is a technique that allows examination of an area of the body by means of an endoscope, a tubelike instrument with lenses and a light source attached. The endoscope provides visual examination of the interior of the body through a natural body opening such as the throat or through a small incision into the body. A camera or video recorder is often used during an endoscopic procedure to provide permanent records of internal organs which may be used for later reference. (http://patient-info.com/endoscopy.html)
Inspection of internal body structures or cavities using an endoscope.
The visual inspection of any cavity of the body by means of an endoscope.
The use of a thin, lighted tube (called an endoscope) to look at the inside of the body.
a diagnostic test that allows a physician to view the upper gastrointestinal tract via a flexible tube inserted down the patient's throat.
Traditional endoscopy is a procedure in which a doctor looks inside the body through a flexible, lighted instrument called an endoscope.
a method of examining the interior of a body cavity or hollow organ (e.g., esophagus, stomach) using an endoscope, a narrow, flexible fiber optic instrument that conducts light.
(en-DAHS-ko-pee): The use of a thin, lighted tube (called an endoscope) to examine the inside of the body.
Endoscopy is a broad term used to described examining the inside of the body using an lighted, flexible instrument called an endoscope. In general, an endoscope is introduced into the body through a natural opening like the mouth or anus. Although endoscopy can include examination of other organs, the most common endoscopic procedures evaluate the esophagus (swallowing tube), stomach, and portions of the intestine. See the entire definition of Endoscopy
a general term for the examination of the inside of the body using a lighted telescope inserted through a natural body opening, eg. colonoscopy and sigmoidoscopy via the anus, and gastroscopy via the mouth. The endoscopist is a specially trained physician or surgeon.
An exam in which the doctor uses a long, flexible, lighted tube to look at the esophagus or stomach.
The examination of the inside of a hollow organ, such as the bowel, using special lighted tubes.
Endoscopy is a broad term used to describe the examination of the inside of the body using an lighted, flexible instrument called an endoscope.
A test to look at part of the inside of the body - for example the stomach or the oesophagus (gullet). A thin, flexible instrument called an endoscope is used for this. X-ray pictures and samples of tissue (biopsies) can also be taken.
Endoscopy is a diagnostic test wherein a thin, flexible tube is swallowed by the patient to allow the physician to directly inspect the lining of the upper gastrointestinal tract.
An endoscopy is a procedure in which a portion of the intestine is visualized with a fiberoptic instrument. The term endoscopy is commonly used to signify the swallowing of a tube by a properly sedated patient. Gastroscopy is an endoscopy of the esophogus, stomach and duodenum. Colonoscopy is an endoscopy of the colon.
A procedure in which the doctor looks inside the body through a lighted tube called an endoscope.
An examination in which the doctor looks at a hollow organ such as the esophagus or stomach through a long, flexible, lighted tube.
(en-DAH-skuh-pee): A test to look at the inside of the bowel.
use of a very flexible tube with a lens or camera (and a light on the end), which is connected to a computer screen, allowing the physician to see inside the hollow organs, such as the uterus. Biopsy samples can be taken through the tube.
a method of physical examination using a lighted, flexible instrument that allows a physician to see the inside of the digestive tract. The endoscope can be passed through the mouth or through the anus, depending on which part of the digestive tract is being examined. This method is referred to by different names depending on the area of examination, such as: esophagoscopy (esophagus), gastroscopy (stomach), upper endoscopy (small intestine), sigmoidoscopy (lower third of the large intestine), and colonoscopy (entire large intestine).
Examination of the inside of the gut using a telescope.
A procedure that entails use of a fiberoptic camera on a long tube that can be inserted into the esophagus and stomach through the mouth. This can detect conditions such as strictures, ulcers, hiatus hernias or growths.
A diagnostic technique that uses a flexible video tube to view and perform biopsy of the esophagus and other digestive organs.
Study of internal organs by means of fibre-optic instruments.
A procedure in which the doctor threads a flexible viewing instrument (endoscope) through the mouth and into the stomach to directly view the lining of the upper GI tract.
A procedure in which a flexible viewing instrument is passed through the mouth into the digestive tract; usually performed by a gastroenterologist.
A procedure in which a swallowing tube is inserted into the mouth and moved through the esophagus in order to view the stomach and small intestines.
Visual examination of an organ or body cavity using an endoscope, a thin, tubular instrument containing a camera and light source. Many endoscopes also allow the retrieval of a small sample (biopsy) of the area being examined, in order to more closely view the tissue under a microscope.
an exam done by a doctor using a fiberoptic tube that is placed inside the body (for example, through the mouth and into the stomach), allowing the doctor to see an internal organ.
A procedure in which the doctor inserts a small flexible tube-an endoscope-through the mouth, down the esophagus, and into the stomach and duodenum. The doctor can look through the endoscope to determine the presence of disease.
Viewing the inside of a body cavity (e.g. colon or throat) with an endoscope, a device using flexible fiber optics.
The performance of an exam using an endoscope is referred by the general term endoscopy. Diagnosis through biopsies or other means and therapeutic procedures can be done with these instruments.
A procedure whereby a flexible fiber-optic tube is inserted into the esophagus, stomach or small intestine through the mouth (upper endoscopy) or into the large intestine through the anus (lower endoscopy) to look for abnormalities.
A procedure which allows your healthcare professional to examine your stomach, oesophagus or duodenum by direct viewing with a fibre-optic camera. The healthcare professional can then make an appropriate diagnosis of your condition.
a procedure in which the inside of a body cavity is viewed with an endoscope
The use of an illuminated optical instrument to visualize the interior of the body and its organs.
A procedure that uses an Endoscope.
The performance of examinations or therapeutic procedures using an endoscope
Endoscopy means looking inside and refers to looking inside the human body for medical reasons. Endoscopy, using a borescope, is also used in engineering and techical situations such as the inspection of nuclear fuel elements, aircraft or engines where direct line-of-sight observation is not feasible. The instrument used is called an endoscope.