gastrointestinal endoscopy


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gastrointestinal endoscopy

Endoscopy A diagnostic procedure in which a flexible fiberoptic endoscope is passed into the esophagus, stomach, and upper small intestine–depending on the level at which lesions are anticipated Indications Dyspepsia, persistent N&V, dysphagia–odynophagia, persistent chest pain, caustic ingestion, small intestinal biopsy, follow-up of operations for obesity, surveys for malignancy, sclerotherapy for esophageal varices. See Endoscopy.
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Bowel preparation for colonoscopy: European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) guideline.
We should also strive to find better non-invasive procedures either alone or in combination so that esophageal varices may be diagnosed accurately when upper gastrointestinal endoscopy is not readily available.
Kim, "Feasibility and safety of EUS-guided transgastric/transduodenal gallbladder drainage with single-step placement of a modified covered self-expandable metal stent in patients unsuitable for cholecystectomy," Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, vol.
Ono et al., "Percutaneous traction-assisted EMR by using an insulation-tipped electrosurgical knife for early stage gastric cancer," Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, vol.
Dyspepsia and upper gastrointestinal endoscopy. Professional Med J 2008;15(1);143-147.
This was a retrospective, descriptive study of patients who underwent upper gastrointestinal endoscopy at the endoscopy unit of OAUTH.
A study on upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy training of residents conducted by a private foundation university in Turkey stated that although the training provided by the Turkish Surgical Association is a worthy solution, it was inadequate as compared to the endoscopy training given throughout the entire residency period (29).
Dominitz, "Management of ingested foreign bodies and food impactions," Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, vol.
The aim of this study is to compare the use of propofol plus fentanyl versus midazolam plus fentanyl as sedative for patients with advanced liver disease presented for gastrointestinal endoscopy. Our primary outcome is the safety and efficacy of the drugs.
Mandelstam, "Endoscopic complications: results of the 1974 American society for gastrointestinal endoscopy survey," JAMA, vol.
Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy revealed ulcerative mass lesion with irregular surface arising from distal antrum near the posterior inferior wall of the pylorus measuring approximately 5.0 cm x 5.5 cm, most likely representing gastric neoplasm (Figure 3).

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