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Electrogastrogram is the recording the abdominal myo-electrical activity. This technique is referred to as Electrogastrography. However, the electrical activities in the gastric region depend on various reasons so making it quite difficult to obtain the exact record. Theoretically, it is said that the contrast between the normal and pathological condition can be observed by a good margin. So even if it cannot produce an exact record for accurate diagnostic result, it can be used to detect whether a diagnosis is required or not. In this present work we have designed an indigenous kit for identification of the gastro pathological like ulceration, gastritis, acid reflux, detection of barrett, etc just to name a few considering the electrogastrogram so that is can serve as a cost-effective diagnostic tool for further medical intervention. The interest is mainly because of the non-invasiveness and simplicity of this method as compared to the other well established medical techniques. The painful endoscopic procedures involving patients endurance of pain has deeply motivated us with the need of a painless technique for the diagnostic treatment.
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