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What is the difference between the flexible endoscopy and rigid endoscopy that the ENT uses?

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In brief: Bends or not

Rigid endoscopy used by ENT and other end Proctologist - only goes down 20cm or so.
Flexible- is fiber optic scope, can get better angle and view, also used for looking inside nose, lungs, colon, and stomach. They come in different sizes.

In brief: Bends or not

Rigid endoscopy used by ENT and other end Proctologist - only goes down 20cm or so.
Flexible- is fiber optic scope, can get better angle and view, also used for looking inside nose, lungs, colon, and stomach. They come in different sizes.
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