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"Endoscopy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Procedures of applying ENDOSCOPES for disease diagnosis and treatment. Endoscopy involves passing an optical instrument through a small incision in the skin i.e., percutaneous; or through a natural orifice and along natural body pathways such as the digestive tract; and/or through an incision in the wall of a tubular structure or organ, i.e. transluminal, to examine or perform surgery on the interior parts of the body.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Endoscopy" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Endoscopy" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 875 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 59 publications in 2015
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