An endoscope is a

  1. Narrow telescope
  2. Type telescope
  3. Simple microscope
  4. None of these
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 3rd June 2015 in Gadgets.
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Narrow telescope

An Endoscope is a long, thin and flexible tube that has a light and a video camera at the end of one side. An Endscope is an instrument which done medical procedure. The endoscope is put into the body to look inside, and is sometimes used for certain kinds of surgery.

Type of endoscope Put in through Body part or area(s) looked at Name(s) of procedure
Arthroscope Cuts in the skin Joints Arthroscopy
Bronchoscoope Mouth or nose Trachea (windpipe) and bronchi (tubes going to the lungs0 Bronchoscopy, flexible bronchoscopy
Colonoscope Anus Colon and large intestine Colonoscopy lower endoscopy
Cystoscope Urethra Bladder Cystoscopy, cystourethroscopy
Enteroscope Mouth or anus Small intestine Enteroscopy
Esophagogastroduodenoscope Mouth Escophagus (swallowing tube), stomach, and duodenum (first part of small intestine) Esophagogastroduodenoscope (EGD), upper endscopy, panendoscopy, gastroscopy
Hysteroscope Vagina Inside of uterus Hysteroscopy
Laparoscope Cut(s) in the abdomen (belly) Space inisde abdomen and pelvis Laparoscopy, peritoneal endoscopy
Laryngoscope Mouth or nose Larynx (voice box) Laryngoscopy
Mediastinoscope Cus(s) above the sternum (breastbone) Mediastinum (space between the lungs) Mediastinoscopy
Sigmoidoscope, flexible sigmoidoscope Anus Rectum and sigmoid colon (lower part of large intestine) Sigmoidoscope, flesible sigmoidoscopy, proctosigmoidoscopy
Thoracoscope Cut(s) in the chest Space between lungs and chest wall Thoracoscopy pleuroscopy
Monis Rasool Professor Answered on 21st June 2015.
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