Introduction Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) is a procedure during which a small flexible endoscope is introduced through the mouth (or with smaller caliber endoscopes, through the nose) and advanced through the pharynx, esophagus, stomach, and duodenum.
What does EGC stand for?
EGC stands for Esophagogastroduodenoscopy
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Samples in periodicals archive:
pylon infection and the presence of colonic neoplasms in 156,269 patients who had undergone both a colonoscopy and an esophagogastroduodenoscopy.
Most recent procedural history includes an unremarkable esophagogastroduodenoscopy and MRCP 2 years prior to presentation.
Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) to the distal duodenum showed recent bleeding but failed to identify the source; on enteroscopy to 140 cm, blood was seen, however, the source was not localized.
Templates proved to be the answer to personalizing information, and initial template creation focused on the procedures most commonly performed at GCVHCS: colonoscopy, bronchoscopy and esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD).
Esophagogastroduodenoscopy revealed no significant mucosal lesions but biopsies demonstrated amyloidosis in the mucosa of both the stomach and duodenum.
Esophagogastroduodenoscopy revealed esophageal varicose veins.
A total of 1,001 people agreed to undergo esophagogastroduodenoscopy, including biopsy and Helicobacter pylori culturing, to rule out organic disease as the cause of their symptoms.