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What can be expected during the upper endoscopy?
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Dr. Charles Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Easy Upper Endoscopy
Once you're sedated, a tv camera on a thin, flexible tube is inserted through your mouth, & is passed gently into your esophagus, stomach, & upper part of the small intestine.
Depending on the reason for the exam, biopsies may be taken for h.Pylori bacteria, celiac sprue, eosinophilic esophagitis, barrett's esophagus, polyps can be removed, bleeding can be controlled, & other samples collected.

In brief: Easy Upper Endoscopy
Once you're sedated, a tv camera on a thin, flexible tube is inserted through your mouth, & is passed gently into your esophagus, stomach, & upper part of the small intestine.
Depending on the reason for the exam, biopsies may be taken for h.Pylori bacteria, celiac sprue, eosinophilic esophagitis, barrett's esophagus, polyps can be removed, bleeding can be controlled, & other samples collected.
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Dr. Charles Cattano
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Dr. Soren Singel
Neurosurgery
In brief: Sedation
They use conscious sedation which makes the procedure very relaxed.

In brief: Sedation
They use conscious sedation which makes the procedure very relaxed.
Dr. Soren Singel
Dr. Soren Singel
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