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An easier and less invasive way to get an endoscopy, with a potentially lower price tag.

An easier and less invasive way to get an endoscopy, with a potentially lower price tag. If you have ever had an endoscopy, you need to visit a surgicenter and go through a surgical prep.  The procedure other than the anesthesia is fast but you need to take a day off from work and you are rewarded with a high bill in the end. Doctors are also rewarded for doing these tests in surgicenters they often are part owners of.   Ironically, most of these tests are negative. On the other hand, many chronic bowel diseases require periodic endoscopic exams that Read More »