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Apr 16 2018

GastroHep eBook

#non #cardia #gastric #cancer # 1. Upper Endoscopy: Overview Joseph Sung Peter Cotton Young endoscopists may be surprised to hear that the first commercial gastroscopes of the modern (fiber-optic) era, in the late 1960s, were indeed gastroscopes. They had side-viewing optics and were designed to examine only the stomach, using appropriate rotation, and some up down tip deflection. This design grew out of the preoccupation of the Japanese with their burden of gastric cancer (and followed the widespread use of side-aimed gastro-cameras). Western doctors wanted also to be able to examine the esophagus and duodenum, because of the prevalence of …