gastroscope

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gastroscope

[′ga·strə‚skōp]
(medicine)
A hollow, tubular instrument used to examine the inside of the stomach by passage through the mouth and esophagus.
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TABLE 2 Indications and esophagogastroduodenoscopy findings Ultrathin EGD Indications, n (%) GERD 26 (79) Abdominal pain 9 (27) Dyspepsia 2 (6) EGD findings, n (%) Esophagitis 9 (27) Hiatal hernia 15 (45) Gastritis 20 (61) Gastric ulcer 1 (3) Duodenal ulcer 0 CLO test positive 4 (13) Patient tolerance, score (mean [+ or -] SE) During insertion Anxiety 3.
If that fails to alleviate the symptoms, a pediatric gastroenterology consult is advised and esophagogastroduodenoscopy with biopsy is suggested.
5) Removal of the intraluminal mesh with esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) has been performed; however, several patients have required gastrectomy, esophagectomy, and/or open surgery to reverse the repair.
A meta-analysis yielded a pooled sensitivity of 89% and a pooled specificity of 74% and concluded that platelet count to spleen diameter (PC/SD) ratio of 909 may not be adequate to completely replace esophagogastroduodenoscopy as a noninvasive screening tool for EVs14.
Emergency esophagogastroduodenoscopy was performed, and according to results, there was active bleeding in the distal esophageal diverticulum-Dieulafoy's lesion (Forrest IA).
On June 26, 2015, she underwent esophagogastroduodenoscopy in a local hospital, which revealed a large ulcerative lesion in the greater curvature near the antrum of the stomach, and biopsy of the lesion indicated signet ring cell adenocarcinoma.
The esophagogastroduodenoscopy showed gastrointestinal as gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Subsequently, DNA was isolated from sections of formaldehyde-fixed paraffin-embedded tissues, obtained during esophagogastroduodenoscopy procedures seen as small whitish sessile growth in the esophagus (Figure 1).
The patient underwent esophagogastroduodenoscopy and subsequent diagnostic laparoscopy, which revealed gastric and duodenal ulcers and a few enlarged mesenteric lymph nodes.