gastroduodenoscopy


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gastroduodenoscopy

 [gas″tro-doo″o-dĕ-nos´kah-pe]
endoscopic examination of the stomach and duodenum.

gas·tro·du·o·de·nos·co·py

(gas'trō-dū'ō-dĕ-nos'kŏ-pē),
Visualization of the interior of the stomach and duodenum by a gastroscope.
[gastro- + duodenum, + G. skopeō, to view]

gastroduodenoscopy

(găs′trō-do͞o′ə-də-nŏs′kə-pē, -do͞o-ŏd′n-ŏs′-)
n.
Visualization of the interior of the stomach and the duodenum by a gastroscope.

gas·tro·du·o·de·nos·co·py

(gas'trō-dū-ō-dĕ-nos'kŏ-pē)
Visualization of the interior of the stomach and duodenum by a gastroscope.
[gastro- + duodenum, + G. skopeō, to view]
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Gastroduodenoscopy and small intestinal biopsy were planned for patients with positive EMA antibodies in making a definitive diagnosis of CD.
The follow-up gastroduodenoscopy and CT scan, three months later, confirmed the success of this therapeutic approach and the patient's complete recovery.
Bile induced gastritis warrants a study of its own with regular post operative gastroduodenoscopy after six month intervals to calculate bile reflux index and its subsequent clinical symptoms11.
For performing gastroduodenoscopy is given, it is firstly questioned by the patients beforehand When the indication whether the use of intravenous sedative and analgesic agents has been used.
All patients experienced acute gastric or abdominal discomfort, including epigastric pain and indigestion, and underwent gastroduodenoscopy. During the examinations, whitish nematode larvae were observed and extracted with biopsy forceps.
Gastroduodenoscopy and colonoscopy can be used for visualization only of small part of proximal jejunum, respectively distal ileum and biopsy and/or polypectomy can be performed during the study.
In 9 patients gastroduodenoscopy was performed additionally.
After 21 days, all ulcers had healed (as determined by gastroduodenoscopy) in the groups receiving melatonin and tryptophan, but only 3 of 7 gastric and 3 of 7 duodenal ulcers had healed in the placebo group (p < 0.05 for each active treatment compared with placebo).
Several other, non-surgical procedures also have been performed in the new operating suite, the first of which was an esophageal gastroduodenoscopy (EGD) performed by Dr.
A gastroduodenoscopy was performed to determine if she had peptic ulcer disease.
Biopsy specimens were obtained from the second duodenal portion during gastroduodenoscopy. Specimens adequate in size were immediately oriented with the aid of a stereomicroscope and subsequently embedded in paraffin (8-10).