19 April 2011

Gastroscopy - Looking Inside

Gastroscopy is the result of actuator of beings human about their own bodies. There is historical evidence of the crude instruments to explore the orifices of the body, about 5000 years old Egypt, but the first attempts to penetrate the darkness was limited to the throat and the anus. 19Th century experiments were conducted on circus sword swallowers but flexible fiber optic cable significant invention in the 1950s led to a new era of medical device flexible thin and enormous progress has been made over the years 60 gastroscopy procedure includes the examination of the Interior of the stomachle gosier and duodenum. This procedure is performed using an instrument of thin and flexible optical fibre with the width of a pencil and a smart video color computerized with the objective wide-angle end, to be swallowed. The doctor can move at the other end, which allows him to check the damage to the lining of the esophagus (gullet) or stomach and ulcers of the stomach or duodenum. This whole procedure is painless that the patient is sedated and there is no incision. Also there is no difficulty breathing as the gastroscope enters the pipe of food, not the wind pipe. Reactions to drugs include possible, infection, complications of bleeding or perforation of the gastrointestinal tract that could require surgery. When conducted by a physician who is specially trained and experienced in the procedure, the benefits of gastroscopy far exceed the risks.The reasons for recommendation gastroscopy may be disorders of the upper digestive tract such as abdominal pain, bleeding of the digestive tract, Cancers of the stomach or esophagus, chronic heartburn and indigestion, gastritis or stomach, nausea and vomiting, removal of the polyp objetsEstomac swallowed inflammationdifficulty swallowing, ulcers of the stomach, ulcers of the stomach, ulcers of the duodenum, unexplained chest pain, unexplained weight loss, etc.The gastroscope is a multi-utilization tool allows the physician to perform different actions such as infusing the air channel air to inflate the stomach for a better view. There is a small vacuum cleaner if certain liquid or debris is present and a jet of windscreens in the case where the lens is clouded by the mucus. Any abnormal conditions such as ulcers may also be photographed for permanent record.The best part on gastroscopy, is that its results are easily accessible unlike x-rays which must be developed and interpreted. More recent systems allow a comprehensive report with photographs in color in print a few minutes of the examination. Of course, specimens or biopsies are obtained must be sent to the laboratory and the results may take up to a week. Also, be careful about the sterilization of the instrument. All accessories must be cleaned and sterilized using autoclaves of steam at high temperatures, so that patients are not infection at risk in a review of the scope. Gastroscopy is a very safe and useful procedure that is very well tolerated.