Disease-specific outcomes assessment for dyspepsia

Michael J Shaw, M. K. Newcomer

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Dyspepsia has a high prevalence in the general population with significant health care costs. It remains one of the most common indications for upper endoscopy. This article reviews the role of endoscopy in the management of dyspepsia. In addition, this article reviews the published series of endoscopic findings in subjects with dyspepsia and evidence of the effectiveness of endoscopy in dyspepsia management. This article concludes with directions in endoscopic research and development for dyspepsia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)671-684
Number of pages14
JournalGastrointestinal Endoscopy Clinics of North America
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1999

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