Johns Hopkins Manual for GI Endoscopic Nurses, Third Edition

Mouen Khashab, MD; Toshunia Robinson, MD; Anthony Kalloo, MD

Chapter 6: Diagnostic Esophagogastroduodenoscopy


Mouen A . Khashab, MD

Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) refers to the endoscopic examination of the esophagus, stomach, and the first and second portions of the small intestine for the purpose of diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Figure 6-1. Endoscopy set-up. Figure 6-2. Biopsy forceps. Figure
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