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oesophagoscope

(iːˈsɒfəɡəʊˌskəʊp) or

esophagoscope

n
(Medicine) med an instrument for examining the oesophagus
oesophagoscopy, esophagoscopy n
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Noun1.oesophagoscope - an optical instrument for examining the inside of the esophagus
optical instrument - an instrument designed to aid vision
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"She underwent rigid oesophagoscopy and removal of foreign body uneventfully and she was discharged after a period of observation."
For the 20% of FBs that require removal, (1,3) rigid or flexible oesophagoscopy under general anaesthesia is usually recommended, and only about 1% will need open or laparoscopic surgery.
In all cases, foreign bodies were evaluated by rigid oesophagoscopy under general anaesthesia.
The plain X-ray of the neck revealed the foreign body with a 'double halo' or 'double contour' in the upper oesophagus suggestive of a button battery (Figure 1), which was removed immediately by rigid oesophagoscopy in the operating theatre (Figure 2).
Procedures involved in foreign body removal: evaluation under microscope, fibre-optic laryngoscopy, direct laryngoscopy, oesophagoscopy, and hypopharyngoscopy were noted.
Also, rigid oesophagoscopy was performed, and it showed the same findings as the laryngoscopy.
Kasari (1984) reported dilated lower cervical oesophagus with loss of characteristic linear rugae in oesophagoscopy in cattle with megaoesophagus.
The patient was taken to theatre, where oesophagoscopy revealed a tight oesophageal stricture but no visible foreign body.
Fishbone easily approachable were removed under local anaesthesia with foreceps and in others Endoscopy (Direct laryngoscopy or Oesophagoscopy) was performed under General Anaesthesia.
1) or during direct visualization by flexible oesophagoscopy (Fig.