esophagogastroduodenoscopy

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e·soph·a·go·gas·tro·du·o·de·nos·co·py

n. esofagogastroduodenoscopía, examen del estómago, esófago y duodeno por medio de un endoscopio.

esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD)

n esofagogastroduodenoscopia, endoscopia digestiva alta
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Keywords: Dyspepsia, Functional dyspepsia, Undiagnosed dyspepsia, Upper GI endoscopy.
To identify the cause of right upper abdominal pain, oesophagogastroduodenoscopy (Upper GI endoscopy) is important to identify the diseases of upper gastrointestinal tract.
The representative services were private consultation charges by the internist (physician), charges for upper GI endoscopy by a gastroenterologist, of laparoscopic cholecystectomy by general surgeon and cataract surgery (phacoemulsification) by ophthalmologist.
There were no diagnostic abnormalities found in upper GI endoscopy except for a small hiatal hernia.
She received two red blood cell transfusions and underwent upper GI endoscopy that showed small duodenal ulcer.
Given the relatively higher background prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection in Taiwan [10, 11] and because some individuals in Taiwan undertake health examinations, inclusive of upper GI endoscopy (and pay for it themselves), we performed this cross-sectional study to determine the risk factors and prevalence of gastric polyps in Taiwan.
Its therapy begins with adequate resuscitation with fluids and splanchnic vasoconstrictors (e.g., somatostatin or terlipressin) and eventually requires an urgent upper GI endoscopy [1].
The upper GI endoscopy showed a large fistula coming out of the stomach and the upper boarder of the gastric cardia.
In the literature in English; several successful endoscopic and laparoscopic intervention procedures have been described in SIT cases, however no article explaining the removal of swallowed foreign bodies with upper GI endoscopy and colonoscopy in the SIT cases have been found.
Prevention of PUB, prompt intravascular volume replacement, early ([less than or equal to]24 hours) upper GI endoscopy, and a restrictive red blood cell transfusion strategy are important in the management of these patients.
If symptoms don't improve after lifestyle changes and medications, further testing may be needed, including use of upper GI endoscopy.

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