John F. Morrissey, M.D. (Associate); Giuseppe Perna, M.D.; Toshio Honda, M.D.
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The results of over 500 examinations performed with the Type V Japanese gastrocamera will be described. A comparison will be made between the gastrocamera, gastroscope, and barium meal X ray for the diagnosis of gastric pathology.
The gastrocamera consists of a small intragastric camera containing an 80-deg wide angle lens, flashlamp, film capsule, and air valve which is attached to an external control unit by a 75-cm vinyl covered tube. The camera is positioned in the stomach by observing the light of the tungsten flash through the abdominal wall. Films are taken in a prescribed pattern with emphasis given to
Morrissey JF, Perna G, Honda T. Clinical Studies with an Intragastric Camera.. Ann Intern Med. ;62:1079. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-62-5-1079_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1965;62(5):1079.
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