EsophagoGastroDuodenoscopy

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… applicator nasal anesthesia for transnasal esophagogastroduodenoscop...   -  Jul 21, 2008
Unsedated transnasal esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) is emerging as a viable alternative to conventional sedated EGD in a number of clinical settings. ... Nature.com

US FDA staff questions J&J sedation device data   -  May 27, 2009
Ethicon Endo-Surgery is also seeking approval for use in tests to diagnose upper gastrointestinal tract disorders, or esophagogastroduodenoscopy, ... Forbes

… -Dose Propofol Sedation for Diagnostic Esophagogastroduodenoscopy: ...   -  Jul 1, 2009
...study was to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of nurse-administered low-dose propofol sedation for diagnostic esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD). ... Nature.com

… Study of Missed and New Cancers After Esophagogastroduodenoscopy   -  Jan 12, 2010
The objective of this study was to better define missed rates of esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) and the natural history of UGC in a Western population ... Nature.com

… to perform EGD.(GUEST EDITORIAL)(esophagogastroduodenoscopy)   -  Sep 1, 2005
Endoscopy considers dysphagia and reflux disease that fails to respond to medical therapy indications for esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD). ... Free with registration - Ear, Nose and Throat Journal - AccessMyLibrary.com

Schultz v. Astrue, 479 F.3d 979 (8th Cir. 03/22/2007)   -  Mar 22, 2007
On March 17, 2003, Schultz visited Dr. Thompson for a check-up, at which time Dr. Thompson performed a second esophagogastroduodenoscopy. ... $2.95 - U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit - VersusLaw

… -Dose Propofol Sedation for Diagnostic Esophagogastroduodenoscopy: ...   -  Jun 9, 2009
...study was to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of nurse-administered low-dose propofol sedation for diagnostic esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD). ... Nature.com

Colon Cancer; Gastroenterologists use esophagogastroduodenoscopy as …   -  May 17, 2006
Colonoscopy, Colorectal Cancer, Gastroenterology, Oncology, Rectal Cancer, Rectal Carcinoma, Cancer Therapy, Referral, Esophagogastroduodenoscopy. ... Pay-Per-View - Life Science Weekly - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Esophageal Capsule Endoscopy vs. EGD for the Evaluation of Portal …   -  May 1, 2009
OBJECTIVES: Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) is the standard method for the diagnosis of esophago-gastric varices. The aim of this prospective multicenter ... Nature.com

… the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum (esophagogastroduodenoscopy …   -  May 24, 2006
An esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) is an examination of the upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract with a slim, flexible, lighted tube. ... $4.95 - Clinical Reference Systems - ECNext

… the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum (esophagogastroduodenoscopy …   -  May 31, 2007
An esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) is an examination of the upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract with a slim, flexible, lighted tube. ... $4.95 - Clinical Reference Systems - ECNext

… :: Esophagogastroduodenoscopy -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia   -  Jun 5, 2008
Britannica online encyclopedia article on diagnosis, Esophagogastroduodenoscopy: As the lengthy name implies, esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) is an ... Subscription - Encyclopedia Britannica

… the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum (Esophagogastroduodenoscopy …   -  Nov 1, 2006
An esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) is an examination of the upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract with a slim, flexible, lighted tube. ... $4.95 - Clinical Reference Systems - ECNext

Colon Cancer; Gastroenterologists use esophagogastroduodenoscopy as …   -  May 15, 2006
Colonoscopy, Colorectal Cancer, Gastroenterology, Oncology, Rectal Cancer, Rectal Carcinoma, Cancer Therapy, Referral, Esophagogastroduodenoscopy. ... Pay-Per-View - Cancer Weekly - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Increasing Trend of Reflux Esophagitis and Decreasing Trend of …   -  Jan 27, 2005
We studied a consecutive series of 16375 patients who had been newly referred for diagnostic esophagogastroduodenoscopy from 1992 to 2001. ... Nature.com

Nurse-administered propofol sedation for upper endoscopic …   -  Aug 14, 2008
In addition to its routine use in esophagogastroduodenoscopy and colonoscopy, propofol has gained popularity as a sedative for lengthy diagnostic and ... Nature.com

Is capsule endoscopy effective for screening and surveillance of …   -  Aug 5, 2008
Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) remains superior to esophageal capsule endoscopy ... Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) has traditionally been considered the ... Nature.com

Upper gastrointestinal bleeding in a patient with AIDS   -  Jan 5, 2006
An esophagogastroduodenoscopy revealed ESOPHAGEAL CANDIDIASIS, diffusely thickened gastric folds, and numerous large ulcerations in the gastric body and ... Nature.com

A case of sequential development of celiac disease and ulcerative...   -  Nov 30, 2006
No abnormalities were revealed by esophagogastroduodenoscopy. Assessment of four forceps biopsy samples obtained from the descending duodenum of the patient ... Nature.com

A patient with anemia of obscure origin: Crohn's disease in disguise   -  Dec 1, 2005
Esophagogastroduodenoscopy and colonoscopy with retrograde ileoscopy were performed; no abnormalities were detected. Mesenteric angiography was reported as ... Nature.com

A case of persistent anemia and alcohol abuse   -  Jan 17, 2007
A repeat esophagogastroduodenoscopy (that revealed mild portal gastropathy) and a radioactively labeled red blood cell scan (to identify intraluminal ... Nature.com

Deep Sedation Occurs Frequently During Elective Endoscopy with …   -  Feb 11, 2005
Outpatients presenting for elective esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), colonoscopy, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), and endoscopic ... Nature.com

Endoscopic-Guided Versus Cotton-Tipped Applicator Methods of Nasal …   -  Oct 6, 2007
Ultrathin transnasal esophagogastroduodenoscopy (UT-EGD) is well tolerated by patients, but the methods of nasal anesthesia are various. ... Nature.com

Loislaw Federal District Court Opinions - RYLAND v. COMMISSIONER …   -  Nov 21, 2008
December 29, 1999 — Plaintiff underwent an esophagogastroduodenoscopy with biopsy and flexible sigmoidoscopy with biopsy, performed by Alonzo Williams, ... Pay-Per-View - Loislaw Federal District Court Opinions - Loislaw

Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding in a Patient With AIDS   -  Jun 12, 2006
An esophagogastroduodenoscopy revealed ESOPHAGEAL CANDIDIASIS, diffusely thickened gastric folds, and numerous large ulcerations in the gastric body and ... Medscape

Brown v. Astrue, No. 2:06-cv-01073 (SDWVa. 03/10/2008)   -  Mar 10, 2008
On September 19, 2005, Claimant underwent an esophagogastroduodenoscopy and a colonoscopy. Claimant had a hiatal hernia, erosive esophagitis, colon polyps ... $2.95 - U.S. District Court, Southern District... - VersusLaw

Detection of an aortoenteric fistula in a patient with intermittent...   -  May 1, 2008
At the previous center, esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) and colonoscopy had been performed and the results had been unremarkable. A CT scan of the patient, ... Nature.com

ANCA-negative glomerulonephritis associated with nonasthmatic Churg– …   -  Mar 31, 2008
Esophagogastroduodenoscopy revealed an ulcerated duodenojejunal mass; a biopsy of the mass showed acute and chronic inflammation. ... Nature.com

A case of recurrent gastrointestinal bleeding and protein-losing …   -  Sep 21, 2006
Esophagogastroduodenoscopy revealed multiple polypoid lesions in the duodenum and the mucosal surface was eroded (Figure 1). Histology of duodenal biopsies ... Nature.com

Study Concludes PillCam ESO ® Correlates Well With EGD in Detecting …   -  Jun 1, 2009
The current standard of care for screening, esophagogastroduodenoscopy, also called EGD or "upper endoscopy," is invasive and requires sedation, ... marketwire.com

Diagnosis of gastrointestinal bleeding in adults.   -  Apr 1, 2005
The diagnostic tool of choice for all cases of upper gastrointestinal bleeding is esophagogastroduodenoscopy; for acute lower gastrointestinal bleeding, ... $4.95 - American Family Physician - ECNext

Bile reflux   -  Jan 23, 2010
The test, technically called an esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), also allows your doctor to take tissue samples to test for Barrett's esophagus — a ... CNN

Any ibuprofen may be too much in the young.(Clinical Rounds)   -  Jan 1, 2006
Esophagogastroduodenoscopy showed an isolated ulcer in the gastric antrum of each child. The children had no underlying medical problems and were on no ... Free with registration - Pediatric News - AccessMyLibrary.com

Propofol Sedation Is Safe When Administered By Nonanaesthesiologists ...   -  May 26, 2008
Fifty of 123768 esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) patients and 11 of 97429 colonoscopy patients required mask ventilation during their EGD or colonoscopy (P ... DG News

FDA Questions New Sedation Device   -  May 28, 2009
Ethicon Endo-Surgery is also seeking approval for use in tests to diagnose upper gastrointestinal tract disorders, or esophagogastroduodenoscopy, ... FOXNews

HEALTHY DEVELOPMENT: Gluten-Free Zone   -  Jan 13, 2010
...small-bowel biopsy, which can be done through an EGD," or esophagogastroduodenoscopy, performed by inserting instruments down the throat, Burnette said. ... Las Vegas Review-Journal - Las Vegas Review - Journal

Gastroparesis.(Disease/Disorder overview)   -  Mar 1, 2007
Further evaluation may include esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) to evaluate for mucosal disease or gastric outlet obstruction. ... $4.95 - Southern Medical Journal - ECNext

Press Release: Gastrointestinal Specialists Unite to Define Quality...   -  May 2, 2006
...has developed quality indicators for the four major endoscopic procedures: colonoscopy, esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD, also known as upper endoscopy), ... Pay-Per-View - PR Newswire - HighBeam Research

In-Depth From ADAM Diagnosis   -  Jun 23, 2009
Upper endoscopy, also called esophagogastroduodenoscopy or panendoscopy, is more accurate than a barium swallow radiograph. It is also more invasive and ... New York Times

Rare disorder limits brothers   -  Jun 4, 2007
He then underwent an esophagogastroduodenoscopy, or EGD, and a biopsy. An EGD is a procedure in which a long, flexible tube attached by a light and video ... Las Vegas Review-Journal - Las Vegas Review - Journal

A Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial of ...   -  Mar 22, 2005
Patients referred to our open access endoscopy unit for an esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) for the indication of dysphagia were recruited in the study by ... Nature.com

Endoscopy in pregnancy: risks versus benefits   -  May 3, 2005
Every year in America >12000 pregnant women have a strong indication for esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), >6000 for sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy, ... Nature.com

Chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis: what is it and how should...   -  Apr 6, 2007
Investigations Physical examination, abdominal ultra sonography, conventional X-ray, MRI, technetium bone scan, esophagogastroduodenoscopy, colonoscopy, ... Nature.com

Medical team targeting stomach cancer in North   -  Feb 11, 2008
The procedure - an esophagogastroduodenoscopy - is not painful, but the memories it evokes are vivid and raw. Just two months ago, Ms. Buckle's mother died ... Globe and Mail

A Meta-Analysis of the Diagnostic Accuracy of Esophageal Capsule …   -  Apr 21, 2009
The pooled sensitivity and specificity of ECE for the diagnosis of BE using esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) as the reference standard were 78 and 90%, ... Nature.com

Healing of Gastric Ulcers with Esomeprazole Versus Ranitidine in …   -  Apr 18, 2005
...ulcer >25 mm in diameter at the baseline esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD). After 4 and 8 wks of treatment, ulcer-healing status was confirmed by EGD. ... Nature.com

Barrett's Esophagus on Repeat Endoscopy: Should We Look More Than …   -  Oct 2, 2007
Screening patients with longstanding GERD for BE with upper esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) has become the standard practice, and guidelines from national ... Nature.com

Unilateral Hydronephrosis Diagnosis - Unilateral Hydronephrosis...   -  Oct 12, 2008
Upper endoscopy, also called esophagogastroduodenoscopy or panendoscopy, is more accurate than a barium swallow radiograph. It is also more invasive and ... New York Times

Massive lower gastrointestinal bleeding after rejection of pancreatic...   -  Mar 14, 2005
A subsequent colonoscopy after definitive therapy revealed no colonic source of bleeding, and a subsequent esophagogastroduodenoscopy showed a small ... Nature.com

Low Proportion of Barrett's Esophagus in Asian Americans   -  Sep 18, 2007
We performed a cross-sectional study to determine the proportion of BE from all consecutive patients who underwent esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) for ... Nature.com

Texas Health Cleburne introduces advanced GI services   -  Oct 6, 2009
New technology in Cleburne includes colonoscopies; endoscopic ultrasound (EUS); esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), a procedure to examine the lining of the ... Fort Worth Star-Telegram - Fort Worth Star Telegram

Culture - Duodenal Tissue Biopsy   -  Sep 3, 2008
A piece of tissue from the first part of the small intestine is taken during an upper endoscopy (esophagogastroduodenoscopy). ... New York Times

Characterization of Bouveret's Syndrome: A Comprehensive Review of …   -  Nov 20, 2005
A new case in which the diagnosis of Bouveret's syndrome was missed at esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD)—despite endoscopic findings of gastric outlet ... Nature.com

The Intestines (Human Anatomy): Picture, Function, Location, Parts, …   -  Jul 1, 2009
Upper endoscopy, EGD (esophagogastroduodenoscopy): A flexible tube with a camera on its end (endoscope) is inserted through the mouth. ... WebMD

Barrett's Esophagus: Incidence and Prevalence Estimates in a Rural...   -  May 23, 2007
The esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) reports were reviewed to establish the presence of columnar epithelium. All slides were retrieved and reviewed by a ... Nature.com

Repeat Endoscopy Affects Patient Management in Pediatric Inflammatory...   -  Feb 10, 2009
We analyzed 285 endoscopic procedures (137 colonoscopies, 109 esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) with colonoscopy, 25 sigmoidoscopies, 8 EGDs, ... Nature.com

Diagnosis of celiac disease in a patient with fecal incontinence   -  Nov 21, 2005
The patient subsequently underwent esophagogastroduodenoscopy, which revealed normal mucosa. Duodenal biopsies showed subtotal villous blunting and a ... Nature.com

Effects of Esomeprazole on Acid Output in Patients With Zollinger...   -  May 7, 2007
Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) was performed at baseline and at 6 and 12 months. Safety and tolerability were assessed throughout the study by EGD, ... Nature.com

Can findings on wireless capsule endoscopy predict further bleeding?   -  Oct 26, 2006
Nondiagnostic esophagogastroduodenoscopy and colonoscopy were performed before WCE and patients fasted for 12 h before the capsule was ingested (M2A ... Nature.com

Effects of Esomeprazole on Acid Output in Patients With Zollinger...   -  Dec 1, 2007
Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) was performed at baseline and at 6 and 12 months. Safety and tolerability were assessed throughout the study by EGD, ... Nature.com

The Abdomen (Human Anatomy) - Picture, Function, Parts, Definition,...   -  Aug 1, 2009
Upper endoscopy (esophagogastroduodenoscopy or EGD): A flexible tube with a camera on its end (endoscope) is inserted through the mouth. ... WebMD

The Esophagus (Human Anatomy): Picture, Function, Conditions, and …   -  Sep 1, 2009
Upper endoscopy, EGD (esophagogastroduodenoscopy): A flexible tube with a camera on its end (endoscope) is inserted through the mouth. ... WebMD

Endoscopic Management of Early Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage …   -  Apr 29, 2007
An endoscopic esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) was performed in 27/30 patients (90%). All were found to have bleeding emanating from the gastrojejunostomy ... Nature.com

EGD in Children With Abdominal Pain: A Systematic Review   -  Jul 9, 2006
We performed a systematic review to examine the diagnostic yield (endoscopic and histologic) of esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) for the evaluation of ... Nature.com

Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy   -  Apr 11, 2008
Since the entire upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract can be examined during this test, the procedure is sometimes called esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD). ... WebMD

Louisiana Case Law - HANKS v. SEALE, 2004-1485 (La. 6/17/05); 904 …   -  Jun 17, 2005
Dr. Ledet performed a diagnostic procedure known as an esophagogastroduodenoscopy ("EGD") and diagnosed plaintiff with a severe case of esophagitis, ... Pay-Per-View - Louisiana Case Law - Loislaw

A patient with chronic severe oropharyngeal dysphagia   -  May 16, 2006
Esophagogastroduodenoscopy showed easy passage of the endoscope through the UES and grade 4 esophagitis with no strictures, no ulcerations or mass. Nature.com

Repeat Endoscopy Affects Patient Management in Pediatric Inflammatory...   -  Mar 1, 2009
RESULTS: We analyzed 285 endoscopic procedures (137 colonoscopies, 109 esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) with colonoscopy, 25 sigmoidoscopies, 8 EGDs, ... Nature.com

Screening for Esophagitis and Barrett's Esophagus With Wireless …   -  Jan 8, 2007
Eighty-nine patients (40 men, mean age 54 yr) referred to five endoscopic centers for esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) were enrolled. ... Nature.com

Should erythromycin be administered before endoscopy for acute upper ...   -  Jan 30, 2008
...has been shown to clear the stomach of blood before esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) in patients with acute upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage (UGIH). ... Nature.com

How safe and effective is the herbal drug STW 5 for patients with …   -  Sep 6, 2006
...double-blind study included patients diagnosed with functional dyspepsia according to the Rome II criteria, and a negative esophagogastroduodenoscopy. ... Nature.com

Assessment of Need for Repeat ERCP During Biliary Stent Removal After...   -  Sep 22, 2009
Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) with biliary stent removal may suffice. The aim of this study was to describe the clinical course of patients who underwent ... Nature.com

Barrett's Esophagus on Repeat Endoscopy: Should We Look More Than …   -  Aug 1, 2008
Screening patients with longstanding GERD for BE with upper esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) has become the standard practice, and guidelines from national ... Nature.com

Barrett's Esophagus: Incidence and Prevalence Estimates in a Rural...   -  Mar 1, 2008
The esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) reports were reviewed to establish the presence of columnar epithelium. All slides were retrieved and reviewed by a ... Nature.com

A Meta-Analysis of the Diagnostic Accuracy of Esophageal Capsule …   -  Jun 1, 2009
The pooled sensitivity and specificity of ECE for the diagnosis of BE using esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) as the reference standard were 78 and ... Nature.com

The Application of Prague C and M Criteria in the Diagnosis of...   -  Jun 19, 2008
Consecutive patients who received esophagogastroduodenoscopy either as a part of therapy for various upper abdominal symptoms or as an annual health ... Nature.com

Endoscopic-guided versus Cotton-tipped Applicator Methods of Nasal …   -  Dec 1, 2008
To read this article in full you may need to log in, make a payment or gain access through a site license (see right). Personal subscribers to The American ... Nature.com

Characterization of Bouveret's Syndrome: A Comprehensive Review of …   -  Sep 1, 2006
A new case in which the diagnosis of Bouveret's syndrome was missed at esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD)—despite endoscopic findings of gastric outlet ... Nature.com

Low Proportion of Barrett's Esophagus in Asian Americans   -  Jul 1, 2008
METHODS: We performed a cross-sectional study to determine the proportion of BE from all consecutive patients who underwent esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) ... Nature.com

Quality improvement in gastroenterology: a US perspective   -  Apr 28, 2008
...(2006) Quality indicators for esophagogastroduodenoscopy. Gastrointest Endosc 63 (Suppl 4): S10–S15 | Article |. Rex DK et al. (2006) Quality indicators for ... Nature.com

Is double balloon enteroscopy the best initial imaging method for...   -  Sep 19, 2006
It is reasonable to assume from established data on the diagnostic yield of esophagogastroduodenoscopy and colonoscopy in this setting that the diagnostic ... Nature.com

Jones v. Astrue, No. 8:06-CV-1727-T-EAJ (MDFla. 01/15/2008)   -  Jan 15, 2008
...(T 18, 267) Plaintiff underwent treatment and testing with Dr. Shepard which included esophagogastroduodenoscopy ("EGD"), abdominal sonogram, HIDA scan, ... $2.95 - U.S. District Court, Middle District of... - VersusLaw

Arrington v. Inch, No. 1:05-CV-0245 (MDPa. 03/30/2006)   -  Mar 30, 2006
A colonoscopy was again recommended, as was an esophagogastroduodenoscopy ("EGD"). (Id.) In May, June and early July 2004, he was seen for a myriad of ... $2.95 - U.S. District Court, Middle District of... - VersusLaw

Loislaw Federal District Court Opinions - PAASEWE v. ANJANA …   -  Feb 27, 2006
Dr. Samadder also allegedly gave Plaintiff samples of MiraLax and recommended that he be scheduled for an esophagogastroduodenoscopy ("EGD") to check for ... Pay-Per-View - Loislaw Federal District Court Opinions - Loislaw

Neoadjuvant Therapy for Gastric Cancer   -  Aug 1, 2005
...platelet count, and serum biochemistry), esophagogastroduodenoscopy, chest radiography, and computed tomography (CT) of the abdomen and pelvis. ... Cancer Network

Loislaw Federal District Court Opinions - BROWN v. WILLIAMS (EDMo. …   -  Dec 19, 2006
Plaintiff further states that an esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) had been prescribed because he was spitting up blood. Plaintiff alleges that he told ... Pay-Per-View - Loislaw Federal District Court Opinions - Loislaw

Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome   -  Dec 1, 2005
3 Esophagogastroduodenoscopy is recommended to check for duodenal ulcerations. In rare cases, thickened duodenal folds may also be noted. ... EndoNurse

Harris v. Commissioner of Social Security, No. CIV S-06-2734-CMK ( …   -  Feb 26, 2008
Mr. Harris underwent an esophagogastroduodenoscopy. TR 178. [58], A Chem Profile reflected that Mr. Harris's Createnine levels were elevated. ... $2.95 - U.S. District Court, Eastern District... - VersusLaw

GERD Not a Killer Disease   -  Jan 4, 2008
...and physicians should bear these data in mind when deciding whether or not to consider esophagogastroduodenoscopy to screen otherwise healthy patients ... MedPage Today

Given Imaging Announces Significant Presence at American College of …   -  Oct 12, 2007
This study reports the results of a 312-patient study to determine the use of PillCam ESO as an alternative to esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) to visualize ... Web Services Journal - Web Services Journal

Painful esophageal spasms reduce quality of life   -  Jan 9, 2009
...esophageal motility test, esophageal computed tomography (CT) scanning or esophagogastroduodenoscopy. Your physician or gastroenterologist is your best ... Telegraph-Journal

Ann Richards dies from cancer   -  Sep 15, 2006
Although an occlusive tumor may be suspected on a barium swallow or barium meal, the diagnosis is best made with esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD, ... Food Consumer

Gastrointestinal EMERGENCIES   -  Apr 1, 2005
...most people at this point would still do an esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) within 12 to 24 hours, earlier if there's some drooling. ... EndoNurse

Gastrointestinal Specialists Unite to Define Quality in Endoscopy.   -  May 2, 2006
...has developed quality indicators for the four major endoscopic procedures: colonoscopy, esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD, also known as upper endoscopy), ... Free with registration - PR Newswire - AccessMyLibrary.com

Endoscopic Ultrasound Fine-Needle Aspiration in the Staging of Non‑ …   -  Oct 1, 2006
The technique, procedure time, and complication rate is similar to that of standard esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD). FNA is performed under direct ... Cancer Network

Liquid Waste Management and Disposal   -  Jun 1, 2006
The DM6000-2, intended for use in endoscopy applications, has two independent suction inputs for esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), endoscopic retrograde ... Infection Control Today

Three Clinical Studies Confirm PillCam(R) ESO's Promise As a Screening...   -  May 20, 2008
The current "gold standard" screening method, esophagogastroduodenoscopy (also known as EGD or upper endoscopy), is uncomfortable, invasive, ... RedOrbit

ACG: Psychological Distress Increases GERD Severity   -  Oct 16, 2007
...response to PPI therapy, Dr. Chey and colleagues studied 101 patients who underwent esophagogastroduodenoscopy for evaluation of persistent heartburn. ... Psychiatric Times

Inflammatory Bowel Diseases   -  Aug 30, 2006
To make the diagnosis of Crohn's disease, an upper endoscopy (called esophagogastroduodenoscopy, or EGD)may be necessary. ... Intelihealth.com

Upper gastrointestinal bleeding from metastatic testicular cancer - …   -  Oct 8, 2009
Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) performed revealed polypoid mass lesions in the second and third portions of the duodenum. Biopsy revealed mixed germ cell ... UroToday International Journal



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In medicine (gastroenterology), esophagogastroduodenoscopy is a diagnostic endoscopic procedure that visualises the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract up to the duodenum. It is considered a minimally invasive procedure since it does not require an incision into one of the major body cavities and does not require any significant recovery after the procedure (unless sedation or anesthesia has been used).

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