Endoscopy, Upper

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Title: Endoscopy, Upper
Description: Upper endoscopy; drawing shows an endoscope (a thin, lighted tube) inserted through the mouth and down the throat into the esophagus and stomach. An inset shows a patient on a table having an upper endoscopy.

Upper endoscopy. A thin, lighted tube called an endoscope is inserted through the mouth and down the throat to check for abnormal areas in the esophagus, stomach, and first part of the small intestine.
Topics/Categories: Anatomy -- Digestive/Gastrointestinal System
Test or Procedure -- Imaging Procedures
Type: Color, Medical Illustration (JPEG format)
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Terese Winslow (Illustrator)
AV Number: CDR433287
Date Created: April 24, 2023
Date Added: August 29, 2008
Reuse Restrictions: Yes - This image is copyright protected. Any use of this image is subject to prevailing copyright laws. U.S. Government has reuse rights. Please contact the rights holder of this image for permission requests.

Rights holder: Terese Winslow
Email: terese@teresewinslow.com