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Your EGD: How to prepare for your upper endoscopy  
Abstract:  This handout gives instructions for an EGD test, also called an esophagogastroduodenoscopy or upper endoscopy. It also explains what to expect and when the patient will receive test results.
Author: Digestive Health Center
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2004, May 1, 2012
UWMC Availability:  Digestive Health Center; GI Endoscopy
General Topics:  Patient Care Procedures & Instructions; Digestive System Disorders; Diagnostic Tests
Specific Subject(s):  Stomach; Esophagus; Endoscopy
Language(s):  Chinese; English; Korean; Russian; Spanish; Vietnamese
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Flyer
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
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Health Online Citation #3043

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