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What is fiber-optic endoscope?
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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine
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In brief: Instrument
It is used for looking into your stomach, lungs, or colon.

In brief: Instrument
It is used for looking into your stomach, lungs, or colon.
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: The scope part
Allows you to look into any accessible structure, the fiberoptic as[ect permit forwar transmission of light and reflective direct vision of the lining illuminated at the tip of the scope.
The glass fibers are bendable and flexible. The prefix identifies what's being examined: leryngoscopr: larynx; gastroscope: stomach; bronchosope: airways and lungs. Capisce?

In brief: The scope part
Allows you to look into any accessible structure, the fiberoptic as[ect permit forwar transmission of light and reflective direct vision of the lining illuminated at the tip of the scope.
The glass fibers are bendable and flexible. The prefix identifies what's being examined: leryngoscopr: larynx; gastroscope: stomach; bronchosope: airways and lungs. Capisce?
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