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Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (cont.)

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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.
Large esophageal varices observed at EGDS.
Large esophageal varices observed at EGDS.
Colonoscopy. The photo at the top shows a large vegetating cancer in the caecum (right colon), 
the photo at the bottom shows a pedunculated polyp in the transverse colon of the same patient.
Colonoscopy. The photo at the top shows a large vegetating cancer in the caecum (right colon), the photo at the bottom shows a pedunculated polyp in the transverse colon of the same patient.

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

REFERENCES:

1. Losacco T. Endoscopic diagnosis of GI tract conditions. Academic Lesson. 2000.
2. Pansky JL. Upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy. In: Nyhus LM, et al, eds. Mastery of Surgery. Vol 1. 1997:246-254.
3. SAGES. Patient Information from Your Surgeon & SAGES: Upper Endoscopy. Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons. Accessed 1997.
4. SAGES. Patient Information from Your Surgeon & SAGES: Colonoscopy. Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons. Accessed 1997.
5. SAGES. Patient Information from Your Surgeon & SAGES: Flexible Sigmoidoscopy. Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons. Accessed 1997.


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