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What is egd?

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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
Dr. Ly Phan
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine
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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.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Dr. Dean Giannone
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