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flexible_endoscope

Around 1960, Basil Hirschowitz, an American gastroenterologist, developed a flexible endoscope using fiberoptics 1).

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Linder TE, Simmen D, Stool SE. Revolutionary inventions in the 20th century. The history of endoscopy. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1997 Nov;123(11):1161–1163.
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