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Fibreoptic gastroscopy in dolphins
  1. AG Greenwood,
  2. DC Taylor and
  3. D Wild


Diseases of the upper gastrointestinal tract, including ulceration, infection, parasitism and the effects of ingested foreign bodies are common in captive dolphins. Using a fibreoptic colonoscope, techniques were devised for examination of the oesophagus and stomach and the removal of foreign bodies.

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