- Cytosponge is alternative to endoscopy. CZYZEWSKI, ANDREW // Engineer (00137758);8/15/2011, Vol. 296 Issue 7822, p7
The article offers information on the new device called cytosponge which is used for detecting Barrett's oesophagus and promises to be around 10 times cheaper and considerably less invasive than standard endoscopy.
- Recurrent Pancreatitis Caused by a Calcified Ascaris in the Duct of Wirsung. Krige, J. E. J.; Lewis, G.; Bornman, P. C. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Mar1987, Vol. 82 Issue 3, p256
A case report of recurrent pancreatitis in a 20-yr-old woman due to an impacted calcified Ascaris remnant within the duct of Wirsung is presented. Endoscopic retrograde cholangiography identified a filling defect in the proximal main pancreatic duct. Transampullary endoscopic retrieval failed to...
- A functional diagnosis of dysphagia using videoendoscopy. Spiegel, Joseph R.; Selber, Jesse C.; Creed, Judith // ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal;Aug1998, Vol. 77 Issue 8, p628
Focuses on the use of videoendoscopy in the diagnosis of dysphagia. Two principal aspects in evaluation of patients with symptoms of dysphagia; Assessment of swallowing ability; Performance of the videoendoscopic swallowing study (VESS); Results of the study.
- Endoscopic biopsies. Fiocca, R.; Ceppa, P. // Journal of Clinical Pathology;May2003, Vol. 56 Issue 5, p321
Editorial. Evaluates the use of endoscopic biopsies in diagnosing colitis. Diagnostic reliability of endoscopic biopsies; Overall lower diagnostic accuracy of the method; Reproducibility of the recognition; Possible sources of differences in results.
- Endoscopic view of a sphenochoanal polyp. Yanagisawa, Ken; Ho, Steven Y.; Yanagisawa, Eiji // ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal;Aug2000, Vol. 79 Issue 8, p546
Presents a medical case of sphenochoanal polyp in a 14-year old girl. Symptoms; Nasal endoscopy findings; Methods used in the diagnosis of the disease; Surgical procedure used.
- Undiagnosed Hematuria. // British Medical Journal;3/22/1975, Vol. 1 Issue 5959, p647
Examines the diagnosis of hematuria in Manchester, England. Evidence of bleeding into the urinary tract; Significance of intravenous urography in the establishment of the cause of bleeding; Reliability of endoscopy with pelvic examination in determining the nature and extent of local disease.
- Rational sequence of tests for pancreatic function. Mitchell, C.J.; Elias, E.; Agnew, J.E.; Summerfield, J.; Dick, R. // British Medical Journal;11/27/1976, Vol. 2 Issue 6047, p1307
Evaluates the rational sequence of tests for pancreatic function. Application of Se-selenomethionine scan for the investigation of pancreatic disease; Diagnosis of the disease; Success of endoscopic retrograde pancreatography for the determination of the disease.
- Recent advances in epiduroscopy. Kitahata, Luke M. // Journal of Anesthesia;2002, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p222
Provides information on advances in epiduroscopy. Origin of direct visualization of the spinal canal; Role of epiduroscopy in the history of endoscopy; Difficulties in the development of epiduroscopy.
- Plenary session. // Gut;Apr2005 Supplement 2, Vol. 54, pA20
The article presents information on abstracts related to endoscopy. An abstract sheds light on national results of an endoscopy unit global rating scale. To obtain a national, patient centred view of endoscopy units, all endoscopy units in England were requested to complete anonymously a 12 item...