In addition to various blood tests and radiological test to confirm or rule-out a GI diagnosis, Gastroenterologists may suggest procedures to diagnose or monitor a gastrointestinal disease. They include EGD, Colonoscopy, Liver biopsy, Capsule Endoscopy to name a few. Your doctor will discuss why these tests as needed.
The following link gives an explanation for a few of the most common tests performed.
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