What is Involved in an Upper Endoscopy Procedure?

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An upper endoscopy, also known as EGD, is a procedure that a gastroenterologist (a doctor who specializes in digestive system diseases) can utilize to examine your upper digestive tract. This area includes the esophagus, stomach, and first part of the small intestine (duodenum). In order to examine these areas, your doctor will use a thin, flexible tube with a tiny camera and light on the end.   In this blog, Manhattan Gastroenterologist, Dr. Anthony S. Borcich, will explain what’s involved in an upper endoscopy procedure.   What is an upper […]

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