n. examination of the small intestine with an enteroscope (Medicine)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Enteroscopy — refers to direct visualization of the small bowel using a fiber optic endoscope, or other wireless endoscopy system, including wireless capsule endoscopy.Visualization of the small bowel has posed a challenge to gastroenterologists due to the… …   Wikipedia

  • Enteroscopy — The use of a flexible instrument (a scope ) to examine the small intestine, a very long hollow tube located between the stomach and colon (large intestine) and made up of the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum. The upper parts of the small intestine,… …   Medical dictionary

  • enteroscopy — noun Procedure for the direct visualization of small intestine …   Wiktionary

  • push enteroscopy — enteroscopy using a long, flexible endoscope that enters the small intestine and is pushed into the proximal jejunum …   Medical dictionary

  • Double-balloon enteroscopy — Intervention Endoscopic image of normal small bowel. MeSH …   Wikipedia

  • sonde enteroscopy — an older type of enteroscopy using a sonde that has a balloon on the tip so that it advances by peristalsis into the distal jejunum and the ileum; it visualizes while it is being slowly withdrawn …   Medical dictionary

  • capsule enteroscopy — see under endoscopy …   Medical dictionary

  • double-balloon enteroscopy — visualization and treatment of lesions along the entire length of the small intestine, using a flexible enteroscope with two balloons around its distal end; the balloons can be alternately inflated and deflated to allow advancement of the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Angiodysplasia — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = An angiodysplasia in the colon being treated with argon plasma coagulation administered via probe through the colonoscope. The patient had multiple colonic angiodysplasiae in the setting of aortic… …   Wikipedia

  • Endoscopy — For the notion in mathematics introduced by Langlands, see Endoscopic group. Endoscopy Intervention An example of a flexible endoscope MeSH …   Wikipedia

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