Characteristics of Flexible Endoscopes, Troubleshooting, and Equipment Care

  • Jeffrey L. Ponsky
  • Carol E. H. Scott-Conner


Flexible endoscopy provided a quantum leap in the area of diagnosis and therapy of the aerodigestive tract.


Water Bottle Flexible Endoscope Quantum Leap Fiberoptic Endoscope Video Processor 
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  • Jeffrey L. Ponsky
  • Carol E. H. Scott-Conner

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