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Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (cont.)

Gastroinetstinal Endoscospy Pictures

The whole system for GI endoscopy, including the fiberoptic scope with embedded camera, monitor, keyboard, video recorder, and photo printer system.
The whole system for GI endoscopy, including the fiberoptic scope with embedded camera, monitor, keyboard, video recorder, and photo printer system.

An endoscopic unit. The operator shows the probe.
An endoscopic unit. The operator shows the probe. Click for larger image.

Large esophageal varices observed at EGDS.
Large esophageal varices observed at EGDS.

Medically reviewed by Martin E Zipser, MD; American board of Surgery

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