EGD is a procedure that allows your doctor to examine your esophagus, stomach and duodenum (part of your small intestine). It is used to evaluate a number of digestive disorders.
Your gastroenterologist may use EGD to evaluate:
EGD is an outpatient procedure, meaning you can go home that same day. It takes approximately 30 to 60 minutes to perform.
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