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    Does an endoscopy confirm GERD?

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  • Dr Ali Zad


    Dr Ali Zad is a Gastroenterologist that consults on a broad range of gastroenterological conditions. Dr Zad completed his medical training in 2002. He continued … View Profile

    Endoscopy has high specificity but very low sensitivity for GERD diagnosis, as oesophageal mucosa is normal in up to 70% of patients with symptomatic GERD.

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