Fiber Optic Endoscopic Instrument

An item designed for use in examining the colon from the sigmoid to the cecum, and for examinations of the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum during surgical procedures. In addition to a flexible shaft, twin ratchet control, automatic air and water suction controls, and vertical and horizontal deflection capability, it may also include cleaning brushes, a carrying case, biopsy forceps, silicone fluid, and other related items.

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