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This procedure is similar to a colonoscopy except the camera is inserted into the mouth and examines the esophagus, stomach and the first part of the small bowel, known as the duodenum, from which biopsies are taken to look for evidence of malabsorption or coeliac disease.



If you are interested in other gastrointestinal-focused information and intervention websites developed and hosted at
Swinburne University of Technology,
please go to:

IBDclinic.org.au for individuals with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Gastroparesisclinic.org for individuals with Gastroparesis


This website and its content is not intended or recommended as a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek advice of your own physician or other qualified health care professional regarding any medical questions or conditions.

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