Esophagogastroduodenoscopy

Known as: Upper gastrointestinal tract examination, EGD, Esame del tratto digestivo superiore 
An endoscopic procedure that visualizes the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract up to the duodenum.
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND Iron deficiency anaemia (IDA) occurs in 2-5% of adult men and postmenopausal women in the developed world and is a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVE Existing endoscopy-based data on gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) in the general population are scarce. This… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
OBJECTIVE To assess the dose-response, safety, and efficacy of circumferential endoscopic ablation of Barrett's esophagus (BE) by… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The small bowel is the most difficult part of the bowel to examine owing to the distance from mouth to anus. Conventional… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND AND AIMS The mechanism of gastrointestinal damage (mucositis) induced by cancer chemotherapy remains uncertain. The… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND The eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection is beneficial in patients with gastric or duodenal ulcers. The value… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND The efficacy of H2-receptor antagonists in functional dyspepsia is equivocal and the therapeutic place of proton pump… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Infection with Helicobacter pylori induces chronic gastritis in virtually all infected persons, and such gastritis has… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Studies have shown that many tumors, such as gastroenteropancreatic tumors (pancreatic endocrine tumors, carcinoid tumors… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The development of Barrett's esophagus was studied using data from 51,311 patients undergoing upper gastrointestinal endoscopy… (More)
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