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What is done in a gastro-enteroscopy ?

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Dr. Daniel Motola
Gastroenterology 15 years experience
Camera down mouth : Along camera is inserted through your mouth and into your stomach and the first portion of your small intestine this is performed while you are either completely asleep using anesthesia or in a twilight/ conscious state. As the camera is slowly withdrawn images of your small intestine stomach and esophagus are taken and closely examined. The doctor can take biopsies /remove tissue such as a polyp
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Last updated Jun 20, 2015


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