flexible sigmoidoscope


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an endoscope (a flexible fiberoptic probe) for examining the sigmoid colon

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Moreover, the excess polyps occurring in smokers tend to be high-grade lesions that occur disproportionately on the left side of the colon, where they are accessible to the flexible sigmoidoscope.
Of the 22 advanced lesions, 14 were located distally, within reach of the flexible sigmoidoscope.
noted that over half of colon cancers are beyond the reach of the flexible sigmoidoscope used in routine office screening.
The flexible sigmoidoscope provides a direct view of the lower one-third of the colon while FOBT checks for hidden blood throughout the colon.
2 -- a disposable Endosheath/reusable flexible sigmoidoscope system -- for viewing the colon.
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