Upper endoscopy


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Upper endoscopy

A medical procedure in which a thin, lighted, flexible tube (endoscope) is inserted down the patient's throat. Through this tube the doctor can view the lining of the esophagus, stomach, and the upper part of the small intestine.
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Prospective study of prevalence and endoscopic and histopathologic characteristics of duodenal polyps in patients submitted to upper endoscopy. Scand J Gastroenterol 1994; 29: 483-7.
The most common procedure performed to remove FBs was upper endoscopy, it was performed in 63 out the 69 included patients (93%) (49% of all 130 FBs patients).
Once EGDS was performed, and once SMA syndrome was suspected after upper endoscopy, contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CECT) scan was performed on these patients to confirm the diagnosis.
Due to her clinical symptoms, upper endoscopy was performed, and a variegated fungating mass with very prominent lymphoreticular nodularity and friability was found along the medial aspect of the lesser curvature of the stomach at the juncture of the body with the antrum.
On previous occasions, he had received multiple abdominal ultrasounds, two abdominal CTs, and an upper endoscopy, and had been treated with a proton pump inhibitor for presumed gastroesophageal reflux.
Faigel, "Patient safety during sedation by anesthesia professionals during routine upper endoscopy and colonoscopy: an analysis of 1.38 million procedures," Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, vol.
On day +72, he had an upper endoscopy for epigastric pain associated with nausea and vomiting and was found to have patchy granular gastric mucosa as well as patchy duodenitis (Figure 1).
Most national and international guidelines recommend performing upper endoscopy within 24 hours of presentation in patients with UGIB (5-7).
It included all patients who had undergone upper endoscopy (oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy) during the study period.
Even though she has not shared the recent result of her upper endoscopy, Moore has been avoiding gluten.
The patient was then moved to the endoscopy unit for an urgent upper endoscopy procedure.
Dumot et al., "Gastroenterologist-administered propofol versus meperidine and midazolam for advanced upper endoscopy: a prospective, randomized trial," Gastroenterology, vol.

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