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A slender, tubular instrument, such as an arthroscope or laparoscope, that is inserted into a body cavity or part for the purpose of visual examination, diagnosis, or surgical treatment.

en′do·scop′ic (-skŏp′ĭk) adj.
en′do·scop′ic·al·ly adv.
en·dos′co·py (ĕn-dŏs′kə-pē) n.


(Medicine) from an endoscopic point of view
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Transantral, endoscopically guided balloon dilation of the local ostiomeatal complex for chronic rhinosinusitis under local anesthesia" Am J Rhinol Allergy 2009; 23 (3): 321-7.
These lots are divided into 10 classes based on the medical or surgical specialty- Coronary stents: Lots 1-3,- Digestive prostheses implanted surgically: Lots 4-12,- Digestive prostheses implanted endoscopically Lots 13 to 16,- Breast prostheses: Lots 17-18,- Ocular implants: Lots 19-21,- Orthopedic implants: Lots 22-58,- Defibrillators and defibrillation leads, pacemakers and pacing leads: Lots 59-94,- Urologic prostheses: Lots 95-105,- Vascular prostheses: Lots 106-119
Both the subglottic and glottic lesions were excised endoscopically.
The esophagogastric junction (EGJ), the region between which the stratified squamous mucosa-lined esophagus ends and the columnar mucosa-lined stomach begins, can be defined anatomically, physiologically, endoscopically, and histologically as either muscular or mucosal in nature.
Barrett's esophagus was defined as a combination of endoscopically evident columnar mucosa at least 1 cm in size and histologic diagnosis of specialized intestinal metaplasia on biopsy.
EndoBarrier is placed endoscopically, through the mouth, for a period of six months.
The major clinical trials have typically employed as their primary study end points endoscopically confirmed healing and recurrence of erosive lesions.
The EndoBarrier Gastrointestinal Liner is placed in the GI tract endoscopically (via the mouth) to create a barrier between food and the wall of the intestine.
The panel also developed several statements aimed at defining the optimal management of IBD patients when dysplasia is identified, in the absence of endoscopically non-resectable lesions.
Contract award: Delivery of bioprosthetic heart implanted endoscopically.
Polypous masses in both nasal cavities were resected endoscopically, and they were histologically diagnosed as COREAH.
Devices that are placed endoscopically or surgically may someday fill a gap between low-risk, low-effectiveness diet/exercise strategies and the higher-risk procedures, Dr.

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