Imaging using fluoroscopy or ScopeGuide is available and recommended when the configuration of the enteroscope is uncertain.
CO2 is the mandatory gas for gas insufflation.
Application of the water jet lubricates the mucosa enhancing pleating of the small bowel onto the scope. Instillation of water is recommended to facilitate visualization as well as navigation around tightly angled turns.
Compatible Endoscopic Instrumentation
The length of the PowerSpiral Enteroscope from the tip of the biopsy port is 1680 mm. The working channel is 3.2 mm wide. Any non-Olympus manufacturer equipment of sufficient length and diameter should be compatible.