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After setting down the principles and methods of fiberoptic gastroscopy, the authors proceed to demonstrate its value in the diagnosis and management of gastric lesions. They correctly stress that gastroscopy complements, rather than supplants, radiologic examination of the stomach.
The outstanding feature is the high quality of the color photographs. Because of the skillful use of inserts, the gastroscopic, radiographic, and gross and histologic findings are easy to compare and correlate; however, some of the gastroscopic pictures are not as excellent as those of the gross and microscopic specimens. Small ulcerations are difficult to appreciate from the gastroscopic pictures; arrows
Gastroscopy with the Fiberscope. Principles, Technique and Diagnostic Possibilities.. Ann Intern Med. ;80:129. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-80-1-129_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1974;80(1):129.
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