Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Upper Endoscopy

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The upper endoscopy is a test used to diagnose GERD and determine its severity and progress.  The upper endoscopy is more accurate than a barium swallow radiograph, but more invasive and expensive. The test itself uses a camera that allows the physician to view the surface of the esophagus and detect abnormalities.

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