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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||14|
|Journal||Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Clinics of North America|
|State||Published - Oct 29 1999|