EGD (Endogastroduodenoscopy)

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This six-page illustrated handout helps people prepare for an endogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), also called an endoscopy, which is a test to examine the lining of the esophagus, stomach, and first part of the small intestine, known as the duodenum. It explains how the test works, and contains guidelines to help the patient prepare for it. The document provides patients with a brief step-by-step explanation of what will happen during the test, and after. It identifies those symptoms for which a doctor should be called, clarifying those for which to call 911.

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Health Information Translations
Country of Origin:
United States
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Resource developed in English and translated into other languages
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Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Last Reviewed by Author(s):
5/1/2009
Record Last Updated:
10/23/2017

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