Bravo Capsule pH Monitoring System

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3 page handout
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A pH test measures the degree of acidity in your esophagus. The test period usually lasts 96 hours. Information from the pH test helps your doctor diagnose Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and plan your treatment. The Bravo™ system monitors the pH in your esophagus without a tube (catheter).
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Bravo Capsule, GERD, Gastroesophageal reflux disease
Publication or Revision Year: 
2019
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No
Writing Team Contact: 
Samantha Foster, Lauren Parker, Rafat Rizk MD