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What is an esophagoscopy?

What is an esophagoscopy?

Esophagoscopy is a…: …study of the esophagus (food tube) using a flexible tube (older ones were rigid & straight) equipped with a camera & ports for instruments for taking biopsies of suspicious areas. ...Read more

Esophagoscopy (Definition)

Esophagoscopy refers to the use of a camera ...Read more


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Trans nasal esophagoscopy cost?

Trans nasal esophagoscopy cost?

Varies: If you are paying cash for this procedure the cost can vary widely. From a from a few hundred dollars to $1000 or more depending on the practitioner. If you have been recommended to have the procedure and you have no insurance i suggest you talk with your doctor about the cost first and see if allowances can be made for you. ...Read more

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I just had a transnasal esophagoscopy which showed no damage to my throat and larynx. Does this rule out LPR despite my burning throat and mucus?

I just had a transnasal esophagoscopy which showed no damage to my throat and larynx. Does this rule out LPR despite my burning throat and mucus?

Pharyngeal reflux: Develops when stomach acid travels up into your throat. You may experience "heartburn" or "indigestion". .Some of the more common symptoms are:sensation of drainage down the back of the throat or excessive mucus feeling of something caught in the throat or a tickling or burning sensation, sore throat, , chronic cough, post-nasal drip, difficulty swallowing.Testsshould help diagnose. ...Read more

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What preparations are required before having a colospy?

What preparations are required before having a colospy?

You need: to discuss this with your endoscopist but generally the day before is a bowel prep that includes clear liquids all day and some type of purgative that is at the discretion of your endoscopist. You also usually have to stop any meds that may interfere with your ability to clot in case of polyps or need for biopsy; again that is preference of your endoscopist ...Read more

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How repair undercuts during crown preparation?

How repair undercuts during crown preparation?

Lab: Most commonly the undercuts, if there are any, are blocked out in the lab. Occasionally the lab will make a index/guide for the dentist to use to modify the shape of the tooth before delivery of the crown. Before or during the preparation for a crown, a dentist may use any number of materials to block out undercuts. ...Read more

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Double red cell donation preparation. Any tips?

Nothing specific: Eat well 1-2 d prior (red meat and/or dark leafy greens good choices), hydrate well shortly before donation appointment. Continue to hydrate and eat well for 1-2 d after. Return cycle feels a little cool, other than that and using pheresis machine, not too much different feeling than 'regular' donation. Thanks!! ...Read more

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What is the typical preparation for a colonoscopy?

What is the typical preparation for a colonoscopy?

Liquids and laxative: On the before the colonoscopy, you will be on a liquid diet all day and either drink an electrolyte solution or take a series of tablets-both of which will induce diarrhea. The prep usually takes 3 to 4 hours to run its course. ...Read more

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What should I do in preparation for a colonoscopy?

What should I do in preparation for a colonoscopy?

Do a bowel prep: Stay on a clear liquid the day befor the colonoscopy. Your endoscopist should give you a prep sheet outlining the kind of laxative you should use to cleanse your colo. ...Read more