Patient Education

What is Upper G I Endoscopy?

The upper digestive system includes the food pipe (esophagus), stomach and the first part of the small bowel (duodenum). Upper G I Endoscopy/OGD Scopy is a test that enables the doctor to see the lining of the upper digestive system and often make a diagnosis and if necessary to take a biopsy or to do the treatment too at the same time.

What are the Basic Signs & Symptoms for Requiring an Upper G I Endoscopy?

In the event of persistent isolated nausea or vomiting for more than 2 days, investigation of the upper gastrointestinal tract is justified after any nongastrointestinal origin and acute intestinal obstruction has been eliminated.

What are the Other Indications for an Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy?

How does one Prepare for an Endoscopy?

What will Happen After the Procedure?

What are the Risks Involved?