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Digestive System

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Diseases: Anal and Rectal Diseases | Appendicitis | Bile Duct Diseases | Eosinophilic Disorders | Esophageal Diseases | Gallbladder Diseases | Hepatitis | Hernia | Intestinal Diseases | Liver Diseases | Malabsorption Syndromes | Pancreatic Diseases | Peritoneal Diseases | Stomach Diseases

Symptoms: Abdominal Pain | Bleeding | Constipation | Diarrhea | Gas | Heartburn | Hiccups | Indigestion | Vomiting

Other Topics: General Digestive System | Anatomy | Diagnostic Procedures | Digestive Organ Transplantation | Surgery


Digestive System Diagnostic Procedures

(Jump to: Overview | Endoscopy | Laboratory Tests | Imaging | Ultrasound | Other Procedures )

Overview
Diagnosis of Digestive Disorders:Merck Manual, Home Edition


Endoscopy
Overview
Endoscopy:MedllnePlus
Colonscopy
Understanding Colonoscopy:ASGE
Colonoscopy:UpToDate Patient Information
Virtual Colonscopy, see Imaging Tests
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography):UpToDate Patient Information
ERCP:NDDIC
Esophageal Endoscopy
Transnasal Esophagoscopy: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Sigmoidoscopy
Understanding Flexible Sigmoidoscopy:ASGE
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy:UpToDate Patient Information
Upper Endoscopy or EGD (Esophagogastroduodenoscopy)
Understanding Upper Endoscopy:ASGE
Upper Endoscopy:UpToDate Patient Information
Other Endoscopic Procedures
Understanding Capsule Endoscopy (of small intestine):ASGE


Laboratory Tests
Liver Panel:Lab Tests Online


Imaging
GI Series
Lower GI Series:NIDDK
Upper GI Series:NIDDK
Virtual Colonoscopy
Virtual Colonoscopy:NIDDK
Virtual Colonoscopy:RadiologyInfo
Other Imaging Procedures
Computed Tomography (CT) – Abdomen and Pelvis: RadiologyInfo


Ultrasound
Ultrasound-Abdomen:RadiologyInfo
Understanding EUS (Endoscopic Ultrasonography):ASGE


Other Procedures
Esophageal Manometry:MedlinePlus
Liver Biopsy:NDDIC
Liver Biopsy:UpToDate Patient Information


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