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What is involved in having a egd?

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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine
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In brief: Endoscopy

An egd is an upper endoscopy.
It involves putting the patient under conscious sedation, and then introducing a flexible camera into the mouth, esophagus, stomach, and duodenum.

In brief: Endoscopy

An egd is an upper endoscopy.
It involves putting the patient under conscious sedation, and then introducing a flexible camera into the mouth, esophagus, stomach, and duodenum.
Dr. Gregory Hines
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine

In brief: EGD.

An EGD is a diagnostic and therapeutic modality wherein a GI doctor puts a fiber optic scope down the throat of the patient, who is gently anesthetized, to,directly examine the esophagus, stomach and the beginning of the small intestines and to take biopsies of potentially abnormal findings or treat areas of bleeding or narrowing.

In brief: EGD.

An EGD is a diagnostic and therapeutic modality wherein a GI doctor puts a fiber optic scope down the throat of the patient, who is gently anesthetized, to,directly examine the esophagus, stomach and the beginning of the small intestines and to take biopsies of potentially abnormal findings or treat areas of bleeding or narrowing.
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