Overtubes in gastrointestinal endoscopy

Christopher D. Wells, David E. Fleischer

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Gastrointestinal endoscopy is an evolving field kindled by technologic advances, scientific discoveries, and the innovative minds of endoscopists. The development and subsequent applications of overtubes in gastrointestinal endoscopy mirror this larger evolution. In this article, we review the development, applications, and complications associated with overtubes in gastrointestinal endoscopy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)745-752
Number of pages8
JournalAmerican Journal of Gastroenterology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1 2008


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hepatology
  • Gastroenterology

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