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A flexible fiber-optic instrument used to view an object or area, such as a body cavity, that would otherwise be inaccessible.
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Noun1.fiberscope - a flexible medical instrument involving fiber optics that is used to examine internal organs
medical instrument - instrument used in the practice of medicine
glass fiber, glass fibre, optical fiber, optical fibre - a very thin fiber made of glass that functions as a waveguide for light; used in bundles to transmit images
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The available evidence supports the usefulness of combined VL and other devices (including tube introducer, fiber optic bronchoscope [FOB], Bonfils intubation fiberscope, and Boedeker intubation forceps) in such difficult conditions.
Besides, unlike the other reports in literature which direct injected fibrin glue into the external orifice, we inserted injection tube from internal orifice to external orifice by fiberscope combined inserted suction tube from external orifice.
The video endoscope has a solid state sensor called CCD (Charge-Coupled Device) in its distal end replacing the image glass fibre bundles of the ordinary fiberscope.
Some of AE2200's technical features highlighted in the BTR Review include: cable TV analysis, metallic time domain reflectometer (TDR), a fiberscope, optical time domain reflector-meter (OTDR), optical power meter (OPM), visual fault locator (VFL) and light source (LS).
ENT general examination with nasal fiberscope endoscopy with particular attention to the nasal area was performed.
9-mm, semirigid fiberscope (MDS Incorporated, Valrico, FL, USA), confirming the presence of several tracheal strictures.
Doctors can also use an exclusive real-time, fiberscope filtering which algorithmically enhances the quality of picture seen at HD resolution and is a less expensive, yet effective alternative to chip-on-the-tip video scopes.
3) When dealing with a known difficult airway that requires a nasal approach, the gold standard for endotracheal intubation is still the flexible fiberscope with the patient awake.
He has received many awards for his videographic work, including the Graham Eddy Award for "Videotape Recording of Micro-Laryngeal Surgery" (1980); First Place Award for "Video Laryngoscopy Using a Rigid Telescope and Video Home System (VHS) Color Camera" (1981); and another Graham Eddy Award for "Videography of the Larynx: Fiberscope or Telescope" (1985), all from the Biological Photographic Association.
0 mm internal diameter) and an Olympus fiberscope through the left nostril after nasal ephedrine.