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100228-6Upper gastrointestinal capsule endoscopy study DocumentActive

Term Description

Capsule endoscopy is a non-invasive procedure used to evaluate various types of gastrointestinal (GI) pathology. It involves the patient swallowing a capsule containing cameras that capture images of the gastrointestinal tract. The use of upper GI capsule endoscopy has been studied for esophageal and gastric varices as well as suspected upper GI bleeding. [PMID:33111600]
Source: Regenstrief LOINC

Fully-Specified Name

Component
Upper gastrointestinal capsule endoscopy study
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Additional Names

Short Name
UGI capsule endo study Doc

Basic Attributes

Class
ENDO.GI
Type
Clinical
First Released
Version 2.73
Last Updated
Version 2.73
Order vs. Observation
Both

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