Endoscopes for examining the interior of the uterus.
Endoscopic examination, therapy or surgery of the interior of the uterus.
The insertion of a tube into the stomach, intestines, or other portion of the gastrointestinal tract to allow for the passage of food products, etc.
The hollow thick-walled muscular organ in the female PELVIS. It consists of the fundus (the body) which is the site of EMBRYO IMPLANTATION and FETAL DEVELOPMENT. Beyond the isthmus at the perineal end of fundus, is CERVIX UTERI (the neck) opening into VAGINA. Beyond the isthmi at the upper abdominal end of fundus, are the FALLOPIAN TUBES.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
Division of tissues by a high-frequency current applied locally with a metal instrument or needle. (Stedman, 25th ed)
The technology of transmitting light over long distances through strands of glass or other transparent material.
Endoscopes used for examining the interior of the stomach.
Control of bleeding during or after surgery.
Endoscopes for the visualization of the interior of the bronchi.
Nonexpendable apparatus used during surgical procedures. They are differentiated from SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS, usually hand-held and used in the immediate operative field.
Instruments for the visual examination of interior structures of the body. There are rigid endoscopes and flexible fiberoptic endoscopes for various types of viewing in ENDOSCOPY.
Procedures of applying ENDOSCOPES for disease diagnosis and treatment. Endoscopy involves passing an optical instrument through a small incision in the skin i.e., percutaneous; or through a natural orifice and along natural body pathways such as the digestive tract; and/or through an incision in the wall of a tubular structure or organ, i.e. transluminal, to examine or perform surgery on the interior parts of the body.
Instruments for the visual examination of the interior of the gastrointestinal tract.