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What is the difference between an endoscopy and a transnasal esophagoscopy?

Jonathan Aviv, MD
Ear, Nose & Throat (Otolaryngology)
The difference between an endoscopy and a transnasal esophagoscopy is that you need to be sedated for an endoscopy, which increases the risk of complications. In this video, otolaryngologist Jonathan Aviv, MD, explains the difference in detail.

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