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Whats an egd?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
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In brief: EGD

Esophago Gastro Duodenoscopy! Scope to examine Esophagos, Stomach & Duodenum.
No solid foods or dairy products after midnight the night before, and nothing by mouth within 4 hours of the procedure.

In brief: EGD

Esophago Gastro Duodenoscopy! Scope to examine Esophagos, Stomach & Duodenum.
No solid foods or dairy products after midnight the night before, and nothing by mouth within 4 hours of the procedure.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Ly Phan
Surgery
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In brief: Upper gi exam

Use to examine intraoral, swallowing pipe, stomach, short section of small intestine.

In brief: Upper gi exam

Use to examine intraoral, swallowing pipe, stomach, short section of small intestine.
Dr. Ly Phan
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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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