Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-8277
Weiss, M; Holzmann, D; Gerber, A C (2003). Video-optic cable endoscopy forceps. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 67(3):243-246.
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We present a video-endoscopic technology for foreign body extractions with forceps. This can easily be followed and is recordable on video monitor in excellent quality. Instead of a rigid rod lens telescope, a fiberoptic video endoscope is inserted into the optical channel of a bronchoscopic forceps. This keeps the endoscopic device lightweight and easily maneuverable in different angles. The principle can be applied to other rigid diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic equipment and represents a potential alternative technology to the use of cameras attached to rigid telescopes.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article, refereed, original work|
|Communities & Collections:||04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Clinic for Otorhinolaryngology|
|DDC:||610 Medicine & health|
|Deposited On:||26 Mar 2009 10:37|
|Last Modified:||04 Dec 2013 14:50|
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