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Intraesophageal pH Monitor (BRAVO)

Intraesophageal pH Monitor (BRAVO)

An esophageal pH test measures and records the pH in your esophagus to determine if you have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD); to establish objective evidence of disease. The test can also be performed to determine the effectiveness of medication or surgical treatment of GERD.

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Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) or Upper Endoscopy

ESOPHAGOGASTRODUODENOSCOPY (EGD) OR UPPER ENDOSCOPY

A procedure to examine the lining of the esophagus (the tube that connects your throat to your stomach), stomach, and first part of the small intestine. It is done with a small camera (flexible endoscope) that is inserted down the throat.