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a long slender medical instrument for examining the interior of a bodily organ or performing minor surgery

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The HALO360 System is an endoscopic, non-surgical tool that will enable physicians to safely and effectively eliminate Barrett's esophagus, rather than simply observing the disease in hopes that it won't progress.
In the accompanying videographic montage, all nine of the ostia of the lateral nasal wall are displayed as they appeared during actual endoscopic sinus surgery (figure):
stated, "When seeking a partner to bring our new endoscopic instruments to the market, we looked no further than Bovie Medical.
It was exposed during functional endoscopic sinus surgery for chronic hyperplastic rhinosinusitis.
By introducing the RoBi(TM) hand instruments, Karl Storz now offers a number of advanced features to extend the capabilities of endoscopic surgeons in a number of specialties," said Thomas Prescher, Director of Marketing, Gynecology/Video, Karl Storz.
Endoscopic findings have been classified into an inflammatory stage (stage 1) followed by stenosis (stage 2) caused by chronic inflammation and/or fibrosis.
Xillix has appointed ConMed Endoscopic Technologies, Inc.
According to Stammberger, one way to find the anterior ethmoid artery by the endoscopic approach is to follow the anterior surface of the ethmoid bulla in the direction of the roof of the ethmoid sinus.
in 2004 in a retrospective case-control study reviewed fifty cases each of endoscopic and sub-labial trans-septal pituitary tumour resection and also reported no significant difference in the rates of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak, meningitis, loss of visual acuity, ophthalmoplegia, intracranial haemorrhage, diabetes insipidus, or death between the two groups.
Rhinologists and otolaryngologists present students and residents with a step-by-step pictorial reference manual for use during endoscopic surgical dissection in the cadaver laboratory.
Endoscopic POR is generally considered to precede clinical recurrence and has been reported to occur in 58%-72% of patients within 1 year postoperatively (4).
The principal strategy for the treatment of uncomplicated SV is emergency endoscopic detorsion, while emergency surgery is needed in complicated SV with bowel gangrene, bowel perforation, peritonitis, or unsuccessful endoscopic treatment.
The methods of treatment for esophageal submucosal lesions include surgical enucleation, endoscopic submucosal dissection, endoscopic enucleation, and submucosal tunneling with endoscopic removal (STER).
Lanza et al (1) and Stammberger (2) initially described the application of endoscopic techniques to the correction of septal deformity in 1991.