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Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) (Upper Endoscopy) Print E-mail

Dr. Kennedy Esophagogastroduodenoscopy, understandably aka known as EGD or upper endoscopy. A procedure that enables the examiner (usually a gastroenterologist) to examine the esophagus (the swallowing tube), stomach, and duodenum (the first portion of small bowel) using a thin flexible tube (a "scope") that can be looked through or seen on a TV monitor.

The information in this article is not meant to be medical advice.�Treatment for a medical condition should come at the recommendation of your personal physician.

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