Prospective evaluation of a new ultrathin one-plane bending videoendoscope for transnasal EGD: a comparative study on performance and tolerance.

@article{Dumortier2007ProspectiveEO,
  title={Prospective evaluation of a new ultrathin one-plane bending videoendoscope for transnasal EGD: a comparative study on performance and tolerance.},
  author={J{\'e}r{\^o}me Dumortier and Claire Josso and S Roman and Fabien Fumex and Vincent Lepilliez and B{\'e}n{\'e}dicte Prost and Muriel Lot and Olivier Guillaud and Fabien Petit-Laurent and Marie-George Lapalus and Thierry Ponchon},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  year={2007},
  volume={66 1},
  pages={13-9}
}
BACKGROUND EGD, with small-diameter endoscopes, is routinely performed via a nasal route in adults. OBJECTIVE To evaluate a new ultrathin one-plane bending videoendoscope for transnasal EGD. DESIGN Single center, prospective, randomized study. SETTING Edouard Herriot University Hospital. PATIENTS A total of 122 outpatients (median age, 49 years [18-81 years], 62 men and 60 women) were randomized into 2 groups (on a 2:1 basis) according to the endoscope used: (1) a standard 5.9-mm… CONTINUE READING
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