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  • Endoscopy: Insertion

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    To directly visualize the stomach and duodenum, a doctor looks through an endoscope (a long flexible viewing tube) inserted into the patient's mouth and passed through the esophagus into the stomach.

    (Video from Center for Biomedical Communications, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University.)

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