Understanding Upper Endoscopy

What is upper endoscopy or upper GI endoscopy, esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD)?

Upper endoscopy is a procedure that lets us examine the lining of the upper part of your gastrointestinal tract, which includes the esophagus, stomach and duodenum (first portion of the small intestine). We use a thin, flexible tube called an endoscope, which has its own lens and light source, and will view the images on a video monitor.

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Coastal Gastroenterology Associates

1015 Medical Center Blvd
Suite 1300
Webster, TX 77598

Phone: (281) 557-2527

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Coastal Gastroenterology Associates

Jacinto Medical Group
2800 & 4002 Garth Road
Baytown, TX 77521

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2nd Floor 
Texas City, TX 77591

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