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Questions and Answers 

Questions and Answers
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Questions and Answers
Author(s):

Stephen C. Hauser

, Amy S. Oxentenko

, and William Sanchez

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199373338.003.0047
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date: 26 November 2020

Abbreviations used:

ACG,

American College of Gastroenterology

ASGE,

American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

BE,

Barrett esophagus

CT,

computed tomography

EGD,

esophagogastroduodenoscopy

GERD,

gastroesophageal reflux disease

LES,

lower esophageal sphincter

PEG,

percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy

PPI,

proton pump inhibitor

UES,

upper esophageal sphincter

I.1.A 51-year-old man complains of heartburn and acid regurgitation for 2 years. He has dysphagia for solids and points to the lower sternum as the site where he senses food gets stuck. He has not lost weight. His heartburn responds to antacids. Complete blood cell count results are normal. Which of the following tests is most appropriate?...

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