Most often the term endoscopy is used to refer to an examination of the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract, known as an esophagogastroduodenoscopy.
MOST OFTEN THE TERM ENDOSCOPY IS USED TO REFER TO AN EXAMINATION OF THE UPPER PART OF THE GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT, KNOWN AS AN ESOPHAGOGASTRODUODENOSCOPY.
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The gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy QBP encompasses all procedures related to GI endoscopy and is defined by procedure codes required for appropriate funding.
The Hemoccult and Hemoccult SENSA tests are the industry standard in fecal occult blood testing and are used as aids in screening for gastrointestinal disease and colorectal cancer.
In addition, patients treated with celecoxib experienced significantly fewer gastrointestinal events as compared with those receiving prescription doses of ibuprofen or naproxen.