Esophagogastroduodenoscopy and Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy

  • Justin T. Huntington
  • Karen A. DiefenbachEmail author


This chapter describes esophagogastroduodenoscopy. The text includes an introduction that outlines the indications, risks, alternatives, essential steps, needed equipment, and variations in technique for the procedure in question. This is followed by a template operative dictation, which provides the reader with an operative report, such as is found in a patient chart or electronic medical record. A description is provided of the following critical concepts for this procedure: safe endoscopic evaluation with diagnostic tests as needed.


Upper endoscopy Esophagogastroduodenoscopy Operative dictation Pediatric surgery Percutaneous 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Department of Pediatric SurgeryColumbusUSA
  2. 2.Nationwide Children’s HospitalColumbusUSA

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