Classic text for practitioners, residents, and students.Several large surveys suggest a risk of serious complications during diagnostic EGD of approximately 1 in 500 and a risk of death ... Patients over age 40 with significant complaints of heartburn for over 10 years should be considered for endoscopy to detect ... to detect invasive carcinoma, or esophagectomy may be recommended, particularly if dysplasia is high-grade. ... The endoscope can then be withdrawn over the wire, which serves as a guide for passage of progressively largeranbsp;...
|Title||:||Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine|
|Author||:||Tinsley Randolph Harrison, Anthony S. Fauci|
|Publisher||:||McGraw-Hill - 1998|