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.
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esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD)

n esofagogastroduodenoscopia, endoscopia digestiva alta
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All enrolled patients were examined with standard upper endoscopy, followed by the use of VLE to identify focal areas of concern for targeted biopsy.
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A prospective study of bidirectional endoscopy (colonoscopy and upper endoscopy) in the evaluation of patients with occult gastrointestinal bleeding.
According to recent society guidelines, upper gastrointestinal bleed (UGIB) initial approach includes assessment of hemodynamic status, fluid resuscitation if necessary, transfusion strategy to target hemoglobin above 7 (g/dL), use of intravenous proton pump inhibitor and generally upper endoscopy within 24 hours [1,2].
If the condition seems to be more consistent with Crohn's disease, the doctor will perform a colonoscopy to evaluate the end of the small intestine, the terminal ileum, and may also perform an MRI or CT enterography (imaging performed with contrast materials), upper endoscopy (a flexible tube with a camera and light used to take pictures of the digestive tract), and/or capsule endoscopy (a tiny wireless camera inside a small capsule that is swallowed and later passed through a bowel movement).

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