Learn About Endoscopes

Definition of endoscope

Endoscope is a testing instrument which integrates traditional optics, ergonomics, precision machinery, modern electronics, mathematics and software. One has an image sensor, an optical lens, light source illumination, mechanical devices, etc. It can enter the stomach through the oral cavity or enter the body through other natural channels. Endoscope can see lesions that X-ray can't show, so it is very useful for doctors. For example, with the help of endoscopy, doctors can observe ulcers or tumors in the stomach, and work out the best endoscopic treatment plan accordingly.

Working principle of endoscope

An endoscope is a tube equipped with light, and it can enter the human body through the natural channel of the human body or through a small incision made by surgery. Today's endoscopes usually have two glass fiber tubes, through which light enters the body. Doctors observe through the other tube or through a camera. Some endoscopes even have micro integrated circuit sensors, which feed the observed information back to the computer.

Operation method of endoscope

Medical endoscope is a kind of medical instrument that is often used in medicine. Its important components include a bendable part, a light source and a set of lenses. How do they work? It is mainly through the natural hole of the human body, or through some minor operations to make a small incision and put this endoscope into the human body, so that they can observe the internal organs of the human body. Medical endoscope is indispensable for the examination of some special diseases. They can directly observe the changes of some specific parts.

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