Endoscopy D004724

Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques, and Equipment [E] » Diagnosis [E01] » Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures » Diagnostic Techniques, Surgical » Endoscopy

Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques, and Equipment [E] » Surgical Procedures, Operative [E04] » Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures » Endoscopy

Description

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.   MeSH

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Subtype Terms (18)

Angioscopy
 

Arthroscopy
31 drugs (28 approved, 3 experimental)

Bronchoscopy
26 drugs (23 approved, 3 experimental)

Colposcopy
2 approved drugs

Conversion to Open Surgery
 

Culdoscopy
 

Cystoscopy
5 approved drugs

Endoscopy, Digestive System
3 approved drugs

Fetoscopy
 

Hysteroscopy
18 drugs (15 approved, 3 experimental)

Laparoscopy
75 drugs (63 approved, 12 experimental)

Laryngoscopy
14 drugs (12 approved, 2 experimental)


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