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endoscopy

[en-dahs-kuh-pee] inspection of the inner linings of hollow body organs or cavities by inserting a thin, flexible, lighted tube called an endoscope through a body opening such as the mouth or anus. Compare to laparoscopy.

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What is endoscopy?

Endoscopy (en-dahs-kuh-pee) is a medical procedure that uses tube-like
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When is endoscopy used?

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Newer types of endoscopy

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How is cancer of the esophagus diagnosed?

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What is the procedure like?

There are many different types of endoscopy procedures, and the experience
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References

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