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ASGE issues guidelines on the role of endoscopy in the bariatric surgery patient

...ive evaluation of patients undergoing bariatric surgery may be based, in part, on the presence or absence of symptoms. The rationale for performing an egd is to identify and treat lesions that affect the type of surgery performed, cause complications in the immediate postoperative period, or result in sy...

Spirus Medical Announces 510(k) Clearance from FDA for Expanded Use of Endo-Ease(R) Discovery SB(TM)

...ith greater small bowel access, the Discovery SB is uniquely positioned to expand the capabilities of the endoscopist. There are over twelve million egd (esophagogastroduodenoscopy) procedures performed worldwide each year. A significant portion of those patients could benefit from an examination of th...

Noninvasive Procedures Show Promise for Esophageal Bleeding

...esophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (EGD) ,and found that egd was 15.6 percent more effective in diagnosing esophageal varices. "We recommend that egd be used to screen patients with cirrhosis for larg...rance and good agreement of capsule endoscopy with egd might increase adherence to screening programs," t...

Preventing variceal bleeding

...es into their study. The patients were randomly divided between treatment with the beta blocker, propranolol, or variceal banding. All patients had an egd and a clinical examination every 6 months after beginning treatment. The 31 patients who took beta blockers started on a low dose and increased it...
EGD in Medical Technology

FDA Advisory Panel Recommends Approval of the SEDASYS(R) System

...ive due to its rapid onset and quick, clear-headed recovery, which enables patients to promptly return to normal activities following a colonoscopy or egd procedure. Current propofol labeling states only persons trained in the administration of general anesthesia should administer the drug. In the majori...

Pivotal Study Shows Physician/Nurse Teams Using SEDASYS(TM) System Reduced Risk of Over Sedation With Propofol

...(EGD). The study -- which will be presented Tuesday at Digestive Disease Week(i) -- included 1,000 subjects who underwent sedation for colonoscopy and egd at eight sites and compared the SEDASYS(TM) System to the current standard of care for sedation (midazolam plus fentanyl or meperidine). Results were ...
EGD in Medical Dictionary

EGD

Esophagogastroduodenoscopy may be abbreviated EGD , or OGD if one uses the ... Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) combines EGD with fluoroscopy ... Esophagogastroduodenoscopy ( EGD ) is an examination of the lining of the ... An EGD may show: Diverticula (abnormal po...

Small bowel biopsy

...... Small bowel biopsy is a diagnostic procedure in which a portion of the lining of ... Small bowel biopsy samples can be obtained by egd (esophagogastroduodenoscopy ) ... ... the procedure is called a small -intestine (or small - bowel ) biopsy . ... The small - bowel biopsy ...

Peptic Ulcer

..., stomach, or A peptic ulcer is erosion in the lining of the stomach or duodenum (the first ... If a peptic ulcer bleeds a lot, an egd may be needed to stop the bleeding. ... ...

Gastric ulcer

... Ulcers that form in the stomach are called gastric ulcers . ... egd (esophagogastroduodenoscopy ) and biopsy showing a benign gastric ul...uses inflammatory injuries in the gastric or duodenal mucosa, ... egd (esophagogastroduodenoscopy ) and biopsy showing a benign gastric ul...
EGD in Biological Technology

Two-dimensional Optimization of a Semi-nested PCR for Detecting Listeria monocytogenes

... with regard to the sensitivity limit? Materials and Method The Listeria monocytogenes strain egd was used as test material. An overnight culture in TSB+Y was incubated at 37C, and DNA purification was carried out using the Hi...
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