Upper GI Endoscopy Mar 26, 2015 Grade I Varices

Procedure: Upper GI Endoscopy
Indications: Follow-up of esophageal varices
Providers: Joseph E.W.M. Auer MD
Referring MD: Jens Rosenau MD
Medicines: Monitored Anesthesia Care
Complications: No immediate complications

Findings: Grade I varices with extensive scarring were found in the lower third of the esophagus. An area of post-banding ulceration – healing noted.

Portal hypertensive gastropathy was found in the gastric body.

Diffuse moderately congested mucosa without active bleeding and with no stigmata of bleeding was found in the first part of the duodenum and in the second part of the duodenum.

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Upper GI Endoscopy Feb 24, 2015 Grade II Varices

Indications: Therapy of esophageal varices
Providers: Elizabeth G. Holt MD
Referring MD: Angela Korrect Webb MD, Achuthan Sourianarayanane MD, Trushar B. Patel
Medicines: Sedation required

Findings: Grade II varices found in the lower third of the esophagus.

Six bands were successfully placed with complete eradication, resulting in deflation of varices. There was no bleeding at the end of the procedure.

Mild portal hypertensive gastropathy was found in the gastric fundus and in the gastric body.

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Upper GI Endoscopy Jan 5, 2015 Grade III Varices

Procedure: Upper GI Endoscopy
Indications: Gastric Varices
Providers: Terrence Barrett MD, Trushar B. Patel (Fellow)
Referring MD: Alla Y. Grigorian MD

Findings: A small hiatus hernia was present.
The Z line was regular and was found 37 cm from the incisors.
Grade III varices without bleeding were found in the middle third of the esophagus and in the lower third of the esophagus.

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Upper GI Endoscopy Nov 28, 2011 Grade One and Two Varices

On Nov 28, 2011 11:07 AM at UK Chandler Medical Center I had a Upper GI Endoscopy to check for varices.

Providers: Paul Angulo MD, Kishore Maganty MBBS (Fellow).
Referring MD: Roberto Gedaly MD, Michael A. Cooper MD.
Medicines: Fentanyl 125 micrograms IV, Midazolam 8 MG IV, Promethazine 25 mg IV.
Complications: No immediate complications.
Estimated blood loss: Minimal

After obtaining informed consent, the endoscope was passed under direct vision. Throughout the procedure, the patient’s blood pressure, pulse and oxygen saturations were monitored continuously. The endoscope was introduced through the mouth and advanced to the second part of duodenum. The upper GI endoscopy was accomplished without difficulty. The patient tolerated the procedure well.

Findings: Grade I-II varices were found in the middle third of the esophagus and in the lower third of the esophagus. There was no stigmata of bleeding. The Z-line was visualized at 40 cm from the incisors.

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Upper GI Endoscopy Nov 10, 2010 Grade One Varices

On Nov 10, 2010 1:54 PM at UK Chandler Medical Center I had a Upper GI Endoscopy to check for varices.

Referring MD: Barry C. Moore, MD.
Providers: Paul Angulo, MD, Jassir Witta, MD (Fellow).
Medicines: Fentanyl 100 micrograms IV, Midazolam 6 MG IV.

After obtaining informed consent, the endoscope was passed under direct vision. Throughout the procedure, the patient’s blood pressure, pulse and oxygen saturations were monitored continuously. The endoscope was introduced through the mouth and advanced to the second part of duodenum. The upper GI endoscopy was accomplished without difficulty. The patient tolerated the procedure well.

Findings: Grade I varices were found in the middle third of the esophagus and in the lower third of the esophagus.

For this condition the doctor has me taking Nadolol 40 MG a day. I am fundraising for this medication.
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