Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, January 1st, 2006
The XCF-Q160AW prototype was "designed with an additional passive bending function to ease intubation through the left colonic flexure," physicians in Norway explained.
In their study, G. Hoff and coauthors at Telemark Hospital in Skien sought to determine "whether this function could be included in a standard colonoscope without jeopardizing general performance, particularly passage through the sigmoid colon."
A total of "280 outpatients referred for routine colonoscopy at Telemark Hospital were randomly...
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