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Updated on: Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 05:20 AM IST

Maharashtra: ‘Selfie’ endoscopy by Nanded doctor

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Nanded : A gastroenterologist in Nanded has performed endoscopy on himself, to learn first-hand the suffering undergone by patients when they are subjected to the procedure. Dr Nitin Joshi of Galaxy Hospital, who has used this preferred diagnostic method to detect stomach and intestinal problems on over 7,000 patients so far, managed to conduct the procedure on himself with zero error, in a standing position. “I wanted to understand for myself the pain and trouble faced by patients when they undergo an endoscopy,” he said, when asked as to why he undertook this experiment.

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Published on: Sunday, October 21, 2018, 08:12 AM IST
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