Digestive Disease Interventions
DOI: 10.1055/s-0041-1740599
Review Article

Endoscopic Operating Platforms and Advancements

1   Department of Surgery, Stony Brook School of Medicine, Stony Brook, New York
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2   Department of Surgery, Stony Brook School of Medicine, Stony Brook, New York
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Abstract

The first endoscope was created in 1805 by Philip Bozini in Germany. This endoscope was known as “Lichtleiter,” a light guiding instrument. In the 1950s, the first models of fiberoptic endoscopes were introduced. Since then, the technology associated with endoscopic surgery has grown by leaps and bounds. This article aims to explore current operating platforms and emerging technology associated with endoscopic surgery.



Publication History

Received: 17 January 2021

Accepted: 01 November 2021

Article published online:
07 January 2022

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