"Endoscopy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
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.
|Surgical Procedures, Endoscopic
- Surgical Procedures, Endoscopic
- Procedure, Endoscopic Surgical
- Procedures, Endoscopic Surgical
- Surgical Procedure, Endoscopic
- Endoscopy, Surgical
- Surgical Endoscopy
- Endoscopic Surgical Procedure
- Endoscopic Surgical Procedures
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Endoscopy".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Endoscopy".
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