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An endoscopy is a nonsurgical procedure used to examine a person's digestive tract. Using an endoscope, a flexible tube with a light and camera attached to it, your doctor can view pictures of your digestive tract on a color TV monitor.

From: Digestive Diseases and Endoscopy WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCE: National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse.

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on October 25, 2017

SOURCE: National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse.

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on October 25, 2017

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