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Verhoef, J. (author)
Colonic cancer is the second leading cause of death among cancers in the Western world. Early detection greatly improves the chances of survival. Colonoscopy is a non-invasive detection method through natural access, making it possible to look inside the colon, take biopsies and remove small polyps that can develop into cancer. Colonoscopy is...
master thesis 2007
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Verhoef, J. (author)
Minimally invasive surgery (MIS) is a surgery technique that is carried out through small incisions in the skin with thin, long instruments. In order for the surgeon to see his actions with his instruments, a small camera with a light source (an endoscope) is used to look inside the person that is operated. MIS, also called laparoscopy when...
master thesis 2005